#15. A Past Relationship

This Conversation Will Help You…


  1. Share stories and hear stories of relationships w/adult or parent
  2. Look thoughtfully at what went right and wrong
  3. Share what was learned from the experiences


Think About This First

  • This conversation can be used to encourage parents or young people to think about past relationship experiences and reflect on the good and bad parts.


Having the Conversation


Start here:

What was a not very good relationship that you had?

Was it just not that great, or was it abusive?

How did you know it wasn’t so great?



What were ways that they treated you?

What were ways that you treated them?

Did the relationship ever make you scared?

When did you know it was the right time to not be together anymore?


Keep Talking:

Did the relationship start in a good way?

What did you like about the relationship?

What was a turning point in the relationship?

Was it hard to break up?

What did you learn from the relationship?

How did you and the other person interact after the relationship was over?

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