Elements of relationships and safe dating. From Our Partners.
Open, honest and safe communication is a fundamental part of a healthy relationship.
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Both people have an equal say and have equal control over decisions made and both equally respect each other as a different and unique human being.
Think about the qualities you value in a friendship and see how they match up with the ingredients of a healthy relationship.
Also, let your partner know when you need their support.
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Whether you decide to leave or stay, make sure to use our safety planning tips to stay safe.
They know that having differences in opinion and beliefs doesn't have to be a deal breaker.
They don't just go off and plan a trip for themselves without discussing it with the other person.
It's totally normal to look at the world through rose-colored glasses in the early stages of a relationship.
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