Relationship are a essential part of healthy living, but there is no such thing as a perfect relationship.
Relationships from familiarity to courtship have the potential to enrich our lives and add to our enjoyment of life. However, these same relationship can cause discomfort and sometimes even cause harm
What makes a relationship healthy

A healthy relationship is when two people develop a connection based on:
I, Mutual respect
ii, Honesty
III,Support/back up
Iv, Trust/faith
v, Fairness/equality
vi, Separate identities
vii, Good communication
viii, Sense of playfulness/warmth,fondness and affection
All of this these things takes work. Each relationship is most likely a combination of healthy and unhealthy characteristics. Relationships need to be maintained and healthy relationships take work. This applies to all relationships, work, friendship, family and romantic relationships


A healthy relationship should bring more happiness than stress into your life. Every relationship will have stress at times, but you want to prevent extended mental stress on either member of the relationship
While in a relationship relationship you:
1, Take care of yourself and have good self esteem / pride independent of your relationship
2, Maintain and respect each others individuality
3, Maintain relationships with friends and family
4, Having activities apart from one another, you are able to express yourselves to one another without fear of consequences / issue
5, You are able to feel secure and comfortable
6, You allow and encourage other relationships
7, You take interest in one another’s activities
8, You do not worry about violence in the relationship
9, Trust each other and be honest with each other
10, You have the option of privacy
11, Have respect for sexual boundaries
12, You are honest about sexual activity. If it’s a sexual relationship
13, You accept influence

Relationships are give and take, allowing your partner to influence you is important, this can be especially difficult for men.

Resolve conflict fairly
Fighting is part of even healthy relationships, the difference is how the conflict is handled.
Fighting fairly is an important skill you help to have healthier relationships.

In conclusion, click here to read about signs of an unhealthy relationship



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