There are many contrasts between healthy and unhealthy relationships. There is no need to hide or to try to fool the other.
The best memories you have together are the times you showed each other how much you love and cherish the other, without needing to be prompted by a special event (like a birthday, Valentine's Day or the holidays).
Those are the days that you'll think upon fondly and know, without a doubt, your partner truly, deeply loves you.
If you do not protect yourself, after all, you will be violated, robbed of your identity, controlled, or smothered. Honesty must be at the core of a relationship; there is no substitute for it.
The dynamics of defensiveness lead to death rather than to life and growth. It is fashionable in our day to paper over unpleasant truth.
A healthy heart involved in healthy relationships is the precise opposite of addiction.
Addiction maintains a secret life marked by fear and control.
Communication is so important in a relationship, and that idea is nothing new.
However, how people communicate with one another is a major factor in a couple's success.
Here are the secrets couples should know to mature their relationships past the "allurmance" stage and establish healthy relationship patterns: According to Dr.