Character and Healthy Relationships Your character is they way you think, feel, and act-has the greatest influence on your relationships with others. 1. Trustworthy people don’t cheat, steal, or deceive; they have the courage to do what’s right. 2. A fair person listens to others and is open-minded. 3. You are also respectful when you deal with anger and disagreements in a peaceful way and treat other people and property with care.