Giving and Receiving

“I was very good at giving; however, I found it to be very uncomfortable to let other people do things for me. I just couldn’t stand the idea of being a bother to anyone. This pattern had shaped my responses to others for as long as I could remember.

– Anonymous –

This wife goes […]

Giving and Receiving

“William, you need to fix that door.” “Martha, bring me a coke.” Commands. Demands. How frequently couples slide into these patterns of treating their partners as their own personal servants. I’ve observed extremes of this model on both sides of the relationship. It seems that neither partner is aware of what they are doing. It’s […]