Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship

September 13, 2019
Thank you to presenters Riane Eisler, Helen LaKelly Hunt and Harville Hendrix, facilitator Sara Saltee, the Relationships First team and all those who made the September 12, 2019 webinar Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship a great success. Hundreds of attendees experienced an inspiring dialog, enriched by moving, real-life examples of the Safe Conversations relational process.

The webinar opened the field for continued dialog, new Safe Conversations practice groups worldwide, and links showing how Safe Conversations relational skills directly support partnership social systems.

Join CPS and Relationships First on January 16, 2020 for Safe Conversations in Action. 

Watch the September 16, 2019 webinar:


In this powerful online event, Riane Eisler, president of the Center for Partnership Studies and Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt, co-creators of Relationships First came together to demonstrate how practicing Safe Conversations can strengthen any relationship, move us past entrenched differences, and pave the way for social change.

“These three people are devoted to helping us understand and be understood — what could be better than that?” —Gloria Steinem

This inspirational webinar is grounded in evidence from neuroscience and the relational sciences and is ideal for anyone wanting to deepen your own relational practice, and those seeking to connect the dots between the quality of our personal relationships and the well-being of our society, economy, and culture.

  • Learn the 3 simple steps people around the world are using to help them talk with anyone about anything.
  • Discover how to talk and listen with mutual respect for real connection, collaboration, and co-creation.
  • Explore how our everyday relationships shape the well-being of our children and our society.
  • Learn why relationships are foundational to shifting away from systems of Domination that rank and divide us.
  • Get inspired to practice Safe Conversations and take part in cultivating the relational culture that supports Partnership systems.

Seeking information on Relationships First trainings or Safe Conversations practice groups? Looking for Safe Conversation leaders in your area?  Contact

#SafeConversations, #SafeRelationships


Dr. Riane Eisler, JD is President and co-founder of the Center for Partnership Studies and internationally known as a systems scientist and attorney pioneering the human rights of women and children. She is the author of Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, and the bestseller The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future, and The Real Wealth of Nations, hailed by Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking”.

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. are partners in life and work. They believe that how we interact with each other in all contexts – family, workplace, schools etc. – is the key to our emotional, physical and economic well-being. Together, they are committed to the transformation of relationships and to the evolution of a relational culture. They are the co-creators of Imago Relationship Theory & Therapy, which has spread globally through Imago Relationships International, and is now renamed Imago Relationships Worldwide, an organization that has trained over 2,500 therapists in over 53 countries. They are also co-creators, with other relational therapists, scientists, and business professionals, of Relationships First®, a non-profit organization that contributes to the creation of a relational culture through the distribution of new insights from the relational sciences, and through Safe Conversations®, a structured, three-step process to talk and listen with real connection.







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Safe Conversations in partnership systems: slides

Presentación de Riane para el webinar Conversaciones Seguras 2019


Jed Diamond/Men Alive
Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus
Texas Christian University, School of Interdisciplinary Studies
People’s Catholic Seminary
Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests
SMU-Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation
Philanthropy Women
Brie Mathers/Love the Skin You’re In
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
Ginger Garner/EudeMOMia
Women for Afghan Women
Bonnie Wheeler, Member of Board of Directors, Veteran Feminists of America
The Harnisch Foundation
Imago Dei Fund
Nomi Network
Bennett and Company
Circle Wealth Management
Fellowship Covenant Church
The New York Women’s Foundation
Amy Banks, MD
Relationships First











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This Post Has 7 Comments

  1. Sandra Schafer Reply

    I tried clicking the link to register and there was no place to insert my information on the resulting page.

    • Ann Amberg Reply

      Hi Sandra,

      It looks like the registration button on this page is working; it takes you to the webinar registration page:

      On the registration page, scroll down to the bottom, and you should see the simple form asking for your name and email. If you still have problems registering let me know and I’ll register you manually.
      Sorry for any inconvenience,

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