We use the gender-neutral term “partners” to refer to people in an intimate relationship, but you might use a different word (and that’s okay)!
They give us predetermined contexts in which to interact with the people around us.Even if you are “hooking up,” your partner should not be disrespectful or controlling.You should be able to communicate your feelings without being afraid of negative consequences or abuse.Many parents set a dating age for their kids according to their culture, views and beliefs.Consider talking to your parents, family and friends to see what their thoughts are.Remember the rules for a healthy relationship apply to hook-ups, too.
There’s no singular right answer to this question, because everyone is different!
At loveisrespect, we focus on dating relationships, but the information on this website is helpful for all kinds of relationships!
Yes, holding a grudge against your partner is unhealthy, not only for your relationship but also for you.
Dating someone your family doesn’t like can be really hard.
It may cause conflict that makes you feel like you can’t be honest or even near the people you love.
That’s why it’s important to recognize the warning signs!