Mastering your reactions

Do you anticipate how your partner is going to react to something you need to say or do or do you actually wait to hear their response? Without consciously realising it we all anticipate how someone is going to react. This is based on previous behaviours and actions which we remember and so we can, without realising it, plan our exit or our strategy for getting what we want.  When a relationship is in crisis this can often exacerbate the problems rather than help. Some of the things I … [Read more...]