Domestic violence, emotional, verbal and physical, is about power and control. It’s about one person wanting to dominate the other through guilt, fear, shame and intimidation, and it can have deadly consequences.
Every choice has consequences in life. When you choose, do you consider whether your choice protects your important relationship?
Is your important relationship a partnership or is it “All About” one person? What is the difference? Read more.
In your relationship with your partner, it is critical to the health and well being of both people that partners speak with respect, politeness, and yes, love. Even when people are arguing and times are tough, learning how to choose safe, respectful, loving and effective ways to communicate is critical.
Boundaries between important relationships and work/school life are increasingly blurred by the ready availability of various kinds of technology. It can be useful and it can be distracting and intrusive. How are the significant others in your life affected by your use of technology? How are you affected by their use of tablets, smart phones, laptops, etc?