Make a request, but remain flexible

Make a request, but remain flexible

My last several blog posts have focused on how to make discussing relationship difficulties with your partner easier. I talked about how using “I” language and confronting yourself first can demonstrate to your partner that you are willing to take responsibility for...
Ask for what you want

Ask for what you want

Part of being an honest partner means asking for what you want. If you have a desire, speak up about it. Ask for what you want rather than not even trying, going about it passively, or trying to manipulate the situation. Use the words “I want” or “I would like,” and...