What we all deserve in relationships

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by SomewhereOutThere, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. SomewhereOutThere

    SomewhereOutThere Well-Known Member

    respectand acceptance
    • The need to have your own view, even if others have a different view.
    • The need to have your feelings and experience acknowledged as real.
    • The need to receive a sincere apology for any jokes or actions you find offensive.
    • The need for clear, honest and informative answers to questions about what affects you.
    • The need to for freedom from accusation, interrogation and blame.
    • The need to live free from criticism and judgment.
    • The need to have your work and your interests respected.
    • The need for encouragement.
    • The need for freedom from emotional and physical threat.
    • The need for freedom from from angry outburst and rage.
    • The need for freedom from labels which devalue you.
    • The need to be respectfully asked rather than ordered.
    • The need to have your final decisions accepted.
    • The need for privacy at times.
  2. Confused

    Confused Active Member

    Very well put and so true!