Relationship Bill of Rights

  1. I have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
  2. I have a right to follow my own values and standards
  3. I have the right to say no and not feel guilty.
  4. I have the right to experience and express my feelings.
  5. I have the right to feel safe.
  6. I have the right to take time for myself.
  7. I have the right to change my mind.
  8. I have the right to ask for what I want.
  9. I have the right to ask for information.
  10. I have the right to make mistakes.
  11. I have the right to do less than I am humanly capable of doing.
  12. I have the right to be me and feel good about myself.
  13. I have the right to leave conversations with people who make me feel put down or humiliated
  14. I have the right to act only in ways that will promote my dignity and self-respect.
  15. I have the right to feel scared and say “I’m afraid”.
  16. I have the right to end the relationship.
  17. I have the right not to be responsible for others’ behavior, actions, feelings, or problems.
  18. I have the right to expect honesty from others
  19. I have the right to all of my feelings
  20. I have the right to make decisions based on my feelings, my judgments, or any reason that I choose.
  21. I have the right to change and grow.
  22. I have the right to be happy.
  23. I have the right to make friends and be myself around people.
  24. I have the right to be angry at someone I love.
  25. I have the right to both experience and let go of fear, guilt, and shame.

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