all bring our needs to all our relationships. Inevitably these needs turn
If separation is looked and faced then your needs will not reflect fear and insecurity. A distinction must be made between external needs, like food and shelter, and inner needs. Inner needs come down to what makes you feel secure. Relationship is meant to heal separation. The proper attitude toward need is that you want to heal.
Society expects us to have security from different sources. Men find security in power, career, skills, information, intelligence, winning, and physical strength. Women find security in family, a strong mate, sharing, communication, their own emotions, and being loved. These differences can cause conflict in a relationship.
is the dynamics of most relationships.
I f the man is very male and the woman very female, there may be a conflict
of values and a conflict of needs. A strongly masculine man mated to a
strongly feminine woman is a social ideal, but actually, if the man is
motivated by power whilst the woman is emotional equality is difficult
to sustain in the marriage. On two different paths, not a shared path.
One will repress their needs in hopes that will find happiness through
does one recognize these imbalances?