A strong, healthy, long-lasting relationship does not just happen by chance but, instead, through deliberate and conscientious decisions to be committed, intentional, proactive, and strengths-focused.
|CHS-F1||Choose: Making Relationships a Priority
Brief summary for professionals about the importance of deliberate action in couple relationships.
(For a copy of the full chapter, see the National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Model)
|CHS-F2||Putting Effort into Your Relationships
Fact sheet that will help clients understand specific ways to make their relationship a priority.
|CHS-T1||Choosing to Make a Commitment
Clients will become aware of factors to consider when deciding to commit to a new relationship.
Clients will be able to use a basic problem-solving approach when making decisions in their relationship.
|CHS-T3||Do You Avoid Hurtful Thoughts and Behaviors?
Clients will become more aware of thoughts and behaviors that can help or harm their relationship.
|CHS-T4||Ways to Show Commitment
Clients will identify ways they and their partner demonstrate their commitment to each other and to the relationship.
|CHS-T5||Focus on Strengths
Clients will better understand the benefits of focusing on the positive qualities of their partner and the relationship.
|CHS-T6||Envision a Healthy Future Together
Clients will identify relationship goals and reflect on ways to reach goals together with their partner.