You know how important it is to respect others if you are going get along with your friends, family, teachers and others in your life. Developing respectful, positive relationships can help you to feel connected to others, supported and safe. All of us need to work on skills that will help us to have positive relationships with other people. One of the best ways to build relationships like these is to understand our personal strengths and use them for positive behaviour, learning and wellbeing.
It's sometimes difficult to understand and manage your emotions or to know how to deal with other people's emotions. Learning how to cope with challenges and solve problems can help you handle stressful situations. When you can recognise the signs that you are not coping well, you can know to ask for help. Relationships can be complicated, so it helps to explore aspects of your own identity and the kind of gender roles and stereotypes that exist. You can find support to build positive gender relationships and deal with gender-based violence.
Developing respectful relationships skills builds wellbeing and can help you to learn. It includes: