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Talking is the most dangerous thing people do.

Welcome to a new way to talk...and a new way to listen.


We empower people with the tools to talk without criticism, listen without judgement and connect beyond our differences. The connections we make in all our relationships significantly impact families, communities and the economic health of our cities.  



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Safe Conversations: The Tool Box for Couples

Discover the six-session relationship journey that people are calling “life-changing,” “transformative” and “powerful.”

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The Space Between

The secret to creating a relationship that is vibrant, strong, joyful and wondrous isn’t found within either of you. The answer lies in the Space Between each of you.

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Practice and Share DVD

Safety is non-negotiable for a thriving relationship. Yet talking can be the most dangerous thing people do. In Practice and Share, learn three simple practices that make your relationship safe.

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Recent News

Greensboro, NC Trainers Receive Certificates

hrough the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI; www.guilfordHRI.org), a group of about 15 mental health professionals are nearing completion of the Safe Conversations Facilitator Training Program in Greensboro, North Carolina. The mission of HRI...

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Southern Methodist University Research

Over two years ago, Relationships First and SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) set out to evaluate the impact of the Safe Conversations workshop on relationships. Recently SMU conducted a one-year followup with the study participants. Participants reported...

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Veterans Committee Meeting

Relationships First Veterans Committee is off to a strong start with engaged members and a plan for success.  After our 4th meeting, all have committed to become Safe Conversations Leader Trainers and incorporating the methodology in the Veterans ecosystem....

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Communologue with Lumin Education

Teachers and administrators at Lumin Education discovered a new way to conduct staff meetings where everyone had the opportunity and expectation to share their ideas and opinions in a safe space. Trust, co-creation and collaboration is always elevated with structure...

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Visit with Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown

Relationships First® team members were honored to host Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown for a meeting and visit on May 25th. He has agreed to be an advocate for our work with First Responders. "The continuous buildup of stress from home to work and from work to...

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School Committee Action

Our School Committee is actively growing and includes special partners such as interim Headmistress of Hockaday School, Elizabeth (Liza)Lee [pictured here with Sara Davis and Dr. Harville Hendrix]. The Committee also includes representatives from Cristo Rey Dallas...

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Cristo Rey Continues their Learning

Since July of 2015, Relationships First has partnered with Cristo Rey Dallas College Preparatory School to deliver Safe Conversations into the classroom and among faculty and staff. Our workshops were deposited into the Cristo Rey Family for the 2016-2017 school year...

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Relationships First in Florida

Pictured in the center are Darryl and Latricia Scriven, who completed their training to become workshop leaders in July of 2016 and have taken Safe Conversations to students at Florida A&M University, as well as to the GAMU Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry....

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Support for First Responders

Last month, First Responders were the guests of Relationships First® at the North Texas Crime Commission Luncheon. This event was part of our work to promote Safe Conversations® among the First Responders community. In addition to the luncheon, we hosted a special...

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