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Relationships: Respect Your Needs

Posted on May 21, 2015

What’s the difference between being “needy,” and having your needs met? It boils down to respect: for yourself, your partner, and your relationships. I often hear of people in romantic relationships being very concerned about coming off as too “needy,” or of seeming to require too much from their partner. As a result, they often find themselves putting aside their own values and desires for the sake of keeping their relationship afloat. When this happens, some individuals may find that they are not being true to who they are, or being clear about what they believe they deserve, when it comes to fueling their relationship. These individuals will sometimes classify themselves as “needy,” and can experience a sense of guilt if they are to vocalize their relationship standards.

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