19 terms

Ch. 6 Building Healthy Peer Relationships

process of sending and receiving messages to share thoughts and feelings
"I" message
is a statement that expresses your feelings, but does not blame or judge the other person
active listening
Listening with understanding and paying close attention to what is being said
not active; someone who lets things happen rather than himself taking action
quick to attack; inclined to hostile actions; assertive; bold and energetic
Direct and respectful in the way one expresses oneself
body language
nonverbal communication through gestures, facial expressions, behaviors, and posture
eye contact
a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication
people working together for a common goal
to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
a significant relationship between two people that is based on caring, trust, and consideration
gender roles
behaviors that tend to be associated with being male or female
an exclusive group bound together by some shared quality or interest
peer pressure
the influence that people your age may have on you
Feelings of intense attraction to another person
dating violence
a pattern of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse that occurs in a dating relationship
date rape
rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)
emotional intimacy
refers to the openness, sharing, affection and trust that can develop in a close rlationship
act of refraining from