In a healthy relationship:
- You feel good about yourself
- You feel a strong sense of friendship and trust
- You are respected, supported, and safe
- You are treated as an equal
- You can negotiate and communicate honestly
- You feel strong—both on your own and as a partner
Healthy relationships are based on respect, honesty, fairness, negotiation, trust, and support. There is give and take in a healthy relationship; both partners feel in control of their own personal actions and decisions.