Making the person feel emotionally guilty in a relationship happens a lot more than you think. It can be used as a weapon for one person to get their way, but it can be a dangerous weapon.
Gets You What You Want in the Short Term, but Not in the Long Term
You may be able to get what you want now, but it won’t do your relationship any good in the long term. If you keep saying “if you love me, you’ll do…,” then you’re not building true intimacy in your relationship.
After all, love is not conditional.
Does Not Build Trust
The foundation of any relationship is trust. Making your partner feel emotionally guilty or vice versa will not create this long-lasting trust. The relationships and marriages that have stood the test of time have loads of trust between both partners.
Your Partner Builds Resentment
Even it works today, your partner is building resentment inside. He may give in because he cares for your deeply but all those bottled feelings will do no good for the future.
True Feelings Not Communicated Lead to Outbursts
Both partners’ true feelings must be respect3e and brought out in the open. If any one person’s emotions or desires are being suppressed, that person will suppress them which may lead to explosive outbursts. And it can be too much for your relationship to handle…
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