Defining what a healthy relationship looks like is a good first step to creating one. Domestic violence is unfortunately a part of some unhealthy relationships so it’s also important to understand this unhealthy issue. Listen to today’s show to understand these topics!
In this episode with Dr. Christine Murray we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- Defining what a healthy, thriving relationship looks like
- The spectrum of happiness in a relationship
- Understanding the power and control dynamics that may be present in your relationship
- How to have the tough conversations with your partner when something doesn’t feel right
- Understanding what a healthy ratio of positive to negative interactions looks like in a relationship
- And much more!
Dr. Christine Murray, Ph.D., LCMHC, LMFT, brings over two decades of mental health experience, passionately promoting mental well-being, cultivating healthy relationships, and creating resources for those affected by unsafe relationships. She directs the grant-funded Healthy Relationships Initiative, fostering safe relationships and preventing distress. As Co-Founder of See the Triumph, she leads a social media campaign against intimate partner violence stigma and supports survivors. Dr. Christine recently founded The Source for Survivors, an online resource aiding survivors’ recovery. Contributing since 2005 to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she served as the Director of the Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships and as a Professor. Holding a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and degrees in Marriage and Family Counseling, Christine is licensed in North Carolina, focusing her research on bridging gaps in mental health, healthy relationships, and domestic violence practices.
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