First RelationshipRelationshipsFirst Relationship<div class="ExternalClass2A8C22941D2F43069CAF960A55BC49DB"><p style="font-family:georgia;font-size:16px;">​<span>I think I might be getting myself into an abusive relationship, but I might be scared to commit because it's my first real relationship. ​</span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span></div><div class="ExternalClassDEA2FDF730A8470EA376BADB7F9D6825"><div><div class="ExternalClass2A8C22941D2F43069CAF960A55BC49DB"><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span>Relationships can be tricky.  We have a couple of articles that we think will help you to sort out what is really going on.  Remember, a healthy relationship is built on Trust and Respect.</span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span><a href="/Pages/tip-are-you-ready-to-date.aspx">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-are-you-ready-to-date.aspx</a>   </span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span><a href="/Pages/tip-abusive-relationships.aspx">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-abusive-relationships.aspx</a> </span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span>Sometimes we get so focused on having a relationship that we forget to make sure that it is a good relationship.  Some people make the mistake of saying ‘I can’t be alone’, but truthfully, if you are confident in being on your own and don’t care if you have a relationship or not , you will make the best decisions about your current and future relationships.  Taking that step back will help you to discover if you want to date that person because you really like them and want to be with them or if you just want to be in the relationship to have a relationship.</span><br></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span>We know this can be difficult to sort through, if you need help with this, let us know.  We will be here for you.</span><br></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;">Sara, Counselor</span><br> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span></div></div> </div>17

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