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Carissa Ruf
Feb 7, 2019

Healthy Relationships Week 2019

Feb 7, 2019 by Carissa Ruf

February is a great time to reflect on all the relationships in your life! Join the Office of Health Promotion for this year’s Healthy Relationships Week from Monday, February 11th through Saturday, February 16th to learn about the ways you can express love to the people you care about, and see how those around you do as well. Throughout the week we will be tabling, hosting, and co-sponsoring events all about nurturing healthy relationships - romantic, platonic, professional, or casual.

Monday, February 11

Montclair State Feudiversary
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: Student Center Lobby

Are you ready to play the Feud? We surveyed over one hundred Montclair State University students about their relationships, dating, and friendships; can you guess the top answers in each category? Stop by the Student Center Lobby on Monday, February 11th from 3-5 p.m. to find out and win a prize!

Tuesday, February 12

CANCELLED DUE TO UNIVERSITY CLOSURE Fireside Chats: The Tea on Healthy Relationships
Time: 11-12 p.m.
Location: Drop In Center

Stop by the Drop In Center for tea, hot chocolate, and cookies in front of our roaring (digital) fire! Chat with peers about the relationships in your life, whether they be friends, roommates, partners, parents, etc.

CANCELLED DUE TO UNIVERSITY CLOSURE Massage Therapy Workshop
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m
Location: Drop In Center

A massage is a great way to show someone you care. Learn how to relieve tension in the body to enhance your overall health and well being. Increase your communication skills with your partner and learn some basic massage therapy techniques. Please bring a consenting partner (romantic partner, friend, roommate, etc.) to participate!
There is limited space available. The event is first come, first served. 

CANCELLED DUE TO UNIVERSITY CLOSURE Galentine’s Day
Time: 2-4:30 p.m
Location: Sprague Library

Inspired by the hit show Parks and Recreation, Galentine’s Day is all about empowering womxn! Stop by our table in the Library from 2-4:30 p.m. to make cards to celebrate the womxn in your life. Co-sponsored by the Women’s Center. 

Wednesday, February 13

Studio DIY - Wood Frames
Time: 12:30-2 p.m.
Location: Drop In Center

Stop by the Drop In Center to make your own picture frame to frame what is special to you - whether it be a partner, friend, pet, or a selfie! The materials are first come, first served. You are welcome to come and go as you please. See you there!

Thursday, February 14

Espresso Your Feelings
Time: 10-12:30 p.m.
Location: CELS Atrium

Join us to learn about how people like to express love and how they like to receive love. We will be giving away chocolate covered coffee beans and other prizes with information about love languages and healthy communication for all different types of relationships.


Fireside Chats: The Tea on Healthy Relationships
Time: 1-2 p.m. 
Location: Drop In Center

Stop by the Drop In Center for tea, hot chocolate, and cookies in front of our roaring (digital) fire! Chat with peers about the relationships in your life, whether they be friends, roommates, partners, parents, etc.
 

Friday, February 15

Ful-FILL-ing Relationships
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballrooms 

Join the Office of Health Promotion and WAM! (Weekends at Montclair!) for an interactive workshop that includes what YOU think about relationships (including friendships, co-workers, roommates, significant others)! We will briefly discuss social media and relationships, signs of toxic and healthy relationships, and the concept of love languages. After that you get to FILL your own stuffed friend in the form of emojis! 

Saturday, February 16

Crafternoon Cards
Time: 12-2 p.m.
Location: Drop In Center

The longest term relationship you'll be in is with yourself! Make sure to take care of yourself and de-stress with our Saturday Crafternoon! We will have cards and variety of crafts for you to choose from.