Unequal Partners

Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship? – Health Education Article

Posted March 9, 2018 by Steph Auteri & filed under 500 lessons in 500 days. Before we enter into our first romantic relationships (but after we have left the safe cocoon of all family, all the darn time), we learn to develop and maintain platonic relationships. These first friendships help us to learn various social and emotional skills—and they also provide us with our first examples of both healthy and unhealthy relationships. In Unequal Partners, Shadeen Francis, MFT, takes the crucible…

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Beginning to Understand the Impact of the Power Dynamic – Health Education Article

Posted May 3, 2018 by Steph Auteri & filed under 500 lessons in 500 days. With the endurance of the #MeToo movement, and the conversations it has engendered, more and more people are coming to understand that problematic situations aren’t as black and white as they first assumed. And they’re coming to understand why. While the incidents that have necessitated these conversations are upsetting, it’s also heartening to see people grasp the impact power differentials can have on a relationship.…

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