Human beings are essentially social creatures. We are nurtured by our parents as an infant, learn how to form friendships in childhood, and begin to establish loving romantic relationships as an adult, so healthy relationships are important throughout our lives, as they provide social connection and fulfillment. Healthy relationships allow us to grow as individuals and teach us about others, as well. Healthy relationships bring happiness and health to our lives. Studies show that people with healthy relationships experience more happiness and less stress.
- Feeling lonely, as they have left family and old friends, and don’t know how to form new relationships.
- Forming roommate relationships, as many college students have not shared their personal space with another person in such a way.
- Dating and romantic relationships are also a concern for most students, as they leave their adolescent wants and desires behind and begin to focus on what they want out of adult romantic