Relationships Come F.I.R.S.T.
(Formula for Improving Relationship Success Tools)

PART I:  Tools for Responding in Relationships

Module 3: Universal Blueprint® Part II – The 5 Steps to Take & 5 Tools to Use

Bonus Handouts:


  1. Take the 4 problematic scenarios you identified in the Module 2 Assignment.
  2. For each, plan an effective response.
  3. Follow PASRR for Authoritarian relationships
  4. Follow PASRS for Peer (Adult-to-Adult) relationships

For More Information:

•Read the “Responding to Criticism” section  in Chapter 15 of The Parent’s Toolshop® book, “The 3 C’s: Consistency, handling Criticism, and maintaining Confidence,”  pages 416 & 417.
•Get the T.I.P.S. Bonus handout: Universal Blueprint for Adults.

Suggested (Optional) Resources:

Oprah’s Lifeclass Full Episode: Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant on Hard Conversations