Good communication within intimate relationships

This lesson will discuss communication and healthy discussions about sex within an intimate relationship. In addition, it will discuss intimacy without sex, and how to 'break up' in a healthy way. This lesson covers some content that may be a sensitive topic for you. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Healthy communication means never arguing

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Q2.An important part of healthy communication involves listening

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Q3.Patience means being happy and willing to wait without getting frustrated

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Q4.Sex should never be discussed before it happens

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Q5.‘Breaking up’ refers to...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Healthy communication means never arguing

1/5

Q2.An important part of healthy communication involves listening

2/5

Q3.Patience means being happy and willing to wait without getting frustrated

3/5

Q4.Sex should never be discussed before it happens

4/5

Q5.‘Breaking up’ refers to...

5/5

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Good communication within intimate relationships

Consider your learning from today's lesson

Q1.Healthy communication in relationships involves...

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Q2.Which of these options would NOT be a feature of healthy communication?

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Q3.It is healthy to end a relationship by text message.

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Q4.It is impossible to have intimacy without sex.

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Q5.Healthy discussions about sex should never involve pressure.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Good communication within intimate relationships

Consider your learning from today's lesson

Q1.Healthy communication in relationships involves...

1/5

Q2.Which of these options would NOT be a feature of healthy communication?

2/5

Q3.It is healthy to end a relationship by text message.

3/5

Q4.It is impossible to have intimacy without sex.

4/5

Q5.Healthy discussions about sex should never involve pressure.

5/5

Lesson summary: Good communication within intimate relationships

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