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Why Compromise In A Relationship ?
It really depends on the kind of relationship outcome desired. It also depends on how much you value your relationships. It depends also on your desire to keep the relationship on a steady course by showing your willingness to invite and encourage opinions from your significant other.
It's not about control-it's about compromise. Our lives are about relationships with other people and not much more. If you had all of the money, cars, food, clothes, vacation homes, toys, movie passes and free travel passes that you wanted and you were the ONLY person on the planet-how fun would life really be if you were completely alone?
Our lives are meant to be shared. They need to be equally important to both because relationships seem to be controlled by the person who cares the least in any relationship but instead need to be about mutual love and satisfaction. Sometimes simply by asking,"What can I do for you today?" will work wonderfully before a compromise is even needed.
Compromise is necessary for any relationship regardless of length of time it has been ongoing because it shows you care. Think about it if there is no compromise it's just a one sided relationship such as between an employer and employee. One person says something and the other responds without question in a robotic way. So yes I would agree that it is vital to the interests of both people. Why not go a step farther and ask, "What do you think?" and get an opinion about a subject from your spouse or mate before a compromise is necessary? In that way you can head it off with a healthy discussion which will resolve itself.
Summary of article-Why Compromise In A Relationship ?
Our lives are meant to be shared. They need to be equally important to both because relationships are always controlled by the person who cares the least in any relationship and they are NOT about control but mutual satisfaction.