Who do I become when I am with my partner?
Someone who says yes, even when their mind says no.
Someone who is devastated when they think someone doesn’t like them.
Someone who would rather feel personal pain than displease another.
Someone who cringes at the first sign of friction.
Someone who is willing to fail in the name of pleasing another.
Someone who has lost their own sense of unique personality and belief.
Someone who is not willing to speak up for themselves.
Someone who loses sleep over the slightest altercation with another.
Someone who feels out of control when they think another human being may disagree with what they’re doing.
Someone who starts to see their desire to please others as a separate part of themselves. Separate from the rest of who they are as an individual.