Is Your Relationship Healthy?

Markers of a Healthy or Unhealthy Relationship Most people identify frequent unresolved disagreements, arguments, a lack of trust, poor communication, and criticism, as markers of an unhealthy relationship. When asked, most describe the attributes of a healthy relationship using the following terms: A strong and loving bond; Great communication; Exceptional trust; Ongoing commitment to resolving whatever life brings. When the …

Reactions to Anger

Physical reactions to anger and anxiety can include muscle tension in the low back and neck, dry mouth, racing heart rate, dizziness, feeling faint, shaking, cold hands, red face, headaches, stomach upset, fatigue, and crying. These are hormonal responses related to the adrenalin rush which floods the nervous system. Some studies have shown that repressing feelings such as anger may …