Signs of Healthy and Unhealthy Relations

Healthy relationships in families, among friends and peers, between dating partners and in general are typically:

  • non-threatening
  • respectful
  • based on trust
  • supportive
  • honest
  • responsible
  • fair
  • based on mutual consent

Unhealthy relationships in families, among friends and peers, between dating partners and in general show signs of:

  • verbal or emotional abuse
  • harassment
  • physical abuse or assault
  • sexual abuse or assault
Note on Sources

Sources: Adapted from a presentation on relationship abuse on Deal.org

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