One of man’s biggest internal struggles involves the need for both independence and connection. They seem to be mutually exclusive. How can you have independence and be connected at the same time? This struggle rages within individuals daily.
One of the harder things for couples to negotiate is how much quality time to spend with each and how much time to spend apart. This is especially true when one partner’s highest need is for love & belonging and the other person’s highest need is for freedom.
Q: When I was growing up, my parents were really strict and I didn’t DARE go against their wishes. I knew it just wouldn’t be worth it. They definitely controlled […]