Is it possible to have a relationship without any expectation?
Sure. A relationship framed with a lack of expectation is common. It also depends on the type of relationship. However, a person should "expect" to be disappointed if they are completely immersed in the relationship, to begin. Take your time...
Great question, and I suspect that the answer is No.
I am independent and self-sufficient. I can easily go for a couple of years on my own, with no expectations of others.
However when I am in a relationship, expectation slowly creeps in. It is easy to have feelings hurt by something that a partner does or doesn't do. Yet when I am on my own I just deal with things, and do not expect anything from anyone.
So I think that there is an expectation in a relationship that people will each behave in a certain way.
Expectancy is distinct from need. In marriage or related closely emotional relationships, the communication and meeting or continuous negotiation towards needs-meeting is relationship defining.
The less a relationship is defined by a central interdependent emotional attachment, the less likely it will be that expectation will play a role in its maintenance and definition, if those involved agree.
No! Everyone has expectations!
It doesn't matter if you are buying a product or exchanging vows you expect that what you are being given will live up to (it's "promise").
Most people "expect" relationships to consist of Honesty, Trust,
Loyalty, Love & Devotion, Intimacy, and Emotional Security.
Not many people would want to enter into any relationship without most if not all of the above traits. Imagine someone saying to you, "I promise you nothing! Don't expect anything from me! I bring nothing to table and I'm here for me only!"
Odds are they aren't going to have too many friends.
In fact we "expect" strangers to be polite! (not rude)
Early on in life we're taught how to "behave"
There is nothing wrong with having expectations as long as they are leveled at someone who has made a promise, assured us, offered a guarantee or pledge to us. It's only natural to "expect" honesty in any type of relationship.
Yes. I for one do not want any kids or marriage, yet I still dwindle into relationships without any expectation at all.
only in one relation that is your parents relationship. Otherwise it's not possible to have a relationship without any expectation.
I don't think so. Whether the relationship is one based on friendship or on an intimate basis, expectations arise. People give of themselves with the expectations of receiving something in return. It does not necessarily have to be a relationship based on sex,but something has to be given in order to continue to receive.
all we need to expect is that they are honest to us. Fidelity and honesty is a must in a relationship. Trust also once it is broken I don't think relationship will work out.
This is a great question that made me think.
Theoretically it will be the best kind of relationship.
But we are filed with emotions and sooner rather than later some expectations will anchor.
Yes, a business relationship can be without any expections. Personal relationships involving emotions are based on trust,understanding and tons of expectations!!!
YES.....I think it is possible to have a relationship without expectations .
I think it depends on a few different things.
First of all, what kind of relationship is it? Some people are happy to just have someone they can call their partner, and really don't expect anything out of them at all except the open invitiation to be labeled as such.
Were there boundries set in the beginning? I know a lot of people, young and old, that, while they do love eachother, agreed that they will be together as long as it is convienent for them, kind of a no strings attached type thing.
Now, as someone else answered, expectations can and will arise eventually. The longer that two people are together, the more they are going to ask out of one another. It's almost impossible, in my opinion, for two to have a working relationship without the effort of making the other happy, and if that is done often enough, you will begin to expect it.
Yes! Definitely. You just have to put your ego aside and remember that the world does not only revolve around your needs alone.
This is easier said than done. And of course you'll have to attract the same sort of partner who is a mirror of yourself.
No, no and no!
Even the most distant relations are full of expectations. In my opinion, is part of the human condition.
I would say, yes it is possible to have a relationship without any expectations but it would be a bad one.
Expectations are the things that you want from somebody else. Like loyalty, honesty or passion. In case you do not expect anything then you won´t get anything. You can still have a relationship, like being "Sex Buddies" but basically there is no point in a relationship if you do not expect something from your partner.
i cant say anything
i dont know and i am not treined in that
That depends on what kind of relationship you are in! There are different types of relationships, you make it to suit you and what you are wanting or hoping from that relationship. Like friendship that may lead to marriage, if that's what you want. I should say what I mean. That is it its up to you..Every relationship has some level of expectation!
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