September 3, 2008

TT #75

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13 signs of a healthy relationship

1. Treat each other with respect.

2. Feel secure and comfortable.

3. Violence isn't an issue.

4. You can resolve arguments by not only listening, but hearing what each other says.

5. Enjoy the time you spend together.

6. Support one another.

7. Take interest in each others lives.

8. Have privacy in the relationship but dont be secretive. There is a difference.

9. Can trust each other.

10.Make each other laugh.

11.Communicate clearly and openly.

12. Be honest about your past and present sexual activity.

13.Have more good times in the relationship than bad.


Nicholas said...

I was going to say that #11 was the most important, but actually I think each one is the most important. Good list!

colleen said...

And want for your partner what they want for themselves.

SandyCarlson said...

Paul and I get a clean bill of health, based on this list. Thanks, Lori! God bless, friend.

storyteller said...

Excellent reminders for all of us!
Hugs and blessings,

Anonymous said...

Great list. All are vital toa healthy relationship.

Robin said...

Very true! (though after 17+ years of marriage we tend not to talk much about our previous sexual escapades - and with two young kids we're often too tired to create any new ones!)

anthonynorth said...

A definite recipe for a great relationship there.

Michelle said...

What a great list. Each and every one is so true. It's so important to have a healthy relationship. Happy TT!

LA Day said...

Nice TT.
Hope everyone finds their healthy relationship.

My TT is up. It's 13 snippets from tomorrow's release Feral Intensity.

Sue said...

Excellent checklist!!! Thankfully I have found this type of relationship the second time around :)


marcia@joyismygoal said...

I feel like that is pretty honest list which is the best policy

Carol said...

That's a wisdom packed T-13!

Open Grove Claudia said...

Great great suggestions! I love that you have this here. I keep hoping someday I'll come here and you'll not be the single parent anymore.... ;)

The Gal Herself said...

I love #8! That is such wise advice and I've never heard it put quite that way before. (Thanks for visiting my TT)

WomensDaily said...

Great post!

Tink said...

What a wonderful list! Every friendship should be like this.
Thanks for visiting my 40th birthday TT!