Building Strong Relationships

Building and maintaining healthy relationships is a key to good social well-being and can enhance our overall well-being. Take a look at these tools for building strong and healthy relationships.

Healthy communication is vital to having and maintaining healthy relationships with friends, romantic partners, coworkers, and family. Download Communication Skills for Healthy Relationships (PDF).

Building a healthy romantic relationship can be hard. Psychologist and researcher Joanne Davila describes how you can create the things that lead to healthy relationships and reduce the things that lead to unhealthy ones. Watch Davila’s TED Talk, Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships.

Learn how you can have strong, long lasting friendships. Read about 21 Ways to Build Strong Friendships.

Many people have a group of people in their lives that they consider friends and whom they value deeply, and would likely love for those friendships to be even stronger. Read about 10 Quick Ways to Strengthen a Friendship.

You are probably a bit of a blamer – most of us are. But why should we give it up? Brené Brown considers why we blame others, how it sabotages our relationships, and why we desperately need to move beyond this toxic behavior. Watch Brown’s short video on blame.