In the context of romantic relationships, expressing your needs can be difficult and complex. You may be considering the perfect timing or wording. You might also be trying to anticipate the reaction of your partner, possibly expecting the worst or fearing additional disappointment and rejection. At that point, you are not only utilizing emotional and cognitive effort to express yourself, which is reasonable, but you are also trying to “mind read” which is counter productive and further discouraging yourself from expressing your needs. If this sounds familiar please read on!
Day: September 18, 2020
If you find yourself in a dating relationship with a man who wants to take it slow…good!
Dating is not a relationship. Dating is getting to know someone, and it takes time to get to know someone. When you first meet a person, they send their “representative.”
This is the side of them that works at showing you their best behavior.