Psychological Services Center

University of Mississippi

Social Relationships

Our personal relationships with friends, teachers, co-workers, and bosses, are an important aspect of our daily lives. Having good social support has been linked to better health and lower levels of stress. In younger children, having social support can help them endure challenges such as bullying and peer relationships. An important aspect of social relationships is having the ability to effectively communicate. Being able to communicate allows us to stay connected to the people who are most important in our lives.

Communication Skills
Controlling Anger – Before It Controls You
Strategies for Controlling your Anger
Nine ‘Psychological Tasks’ Needed for a Good Marriage
Power of Social Relationships
Social Relationships Key to Survival
Early Social Experiences Can Influence Adult Behavior in Romantic Relationships, Says Study
How to Develop Relationships with Faculty (other than your advisor)