Thought of the Week - Healthy Relationships

Theme: Healthy Relationships

Quote

“Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”

  • Albert Camus

Explanation:

We are influenced by the world we see around us, this can affect our friendships, our likes and dislikes as well as our view on what a healthy relationship looks like.  The media portrays what teenage relationships should look like, we get influence from our friends’ relationships and what has happened in our parents’ relationships.

  • Do you think the media accurately shows what a teenage relationship is like? Why/why not?
  • What do you think makes a healthy relationship?
  • There is a website all about something that is called Love Languages.  This helps us to understand more of what we value and what our friends/partners value. Take some time to have a look at what yours might be: http://www.5lovelanguages.com/profile/