Sometimes people forget the basics of a relationships. A while ago I worked with a couple, where one of the dynamics going on was that the male in the relationship was doing things to purposefully annoy his girlfriend. Things like turning up the music to loud, or switching channels on the television while she was watching a program.
A good rule of thumb might be to not do things to purposefully annoying your partner. But sometimes things are not that simple. Actually they are, but sometimes things get in the way of that.
The male in that relationship was bought up in a household where males annoy females. Yes not the best environment! In effect he was relating to his girlfriend as he used to relate to his sister. Once it clicked that his behaviour was not conducive to a healthy loving relationship he stopped his detrimental behaviour.
Sometimes things are indeed about […]