‘He treats others better than he treats me. He puts me in the last priority. I do everything in the house.
I have to make the bread. Look I’m at home all day making the bread. Everyone is out! I’m always serving others. No one serves me!
I have to look up the route of the trip. I brought books back and he doesn’t read them.. I’m always doing al the planning!’
There’s no stopping! She goes on and on! After a while it was obvious that she’s just venting.
It suddenly came to my mind that this shows the problem of some of us.
It’s the way we ask for what we want.
We think we are asking for what we want, but the way others perceive it isn’t the case. They think we are complaining and moaning. They just switch off.
We nag. It’s not constructive!
How can you shift your language to make things happen?! Rather than focusing on what you are not happy about, how about what you want? Or have you forgotten to think about what you want? Next time you’re unhappy, how about stop, breathe, think for a second, ‘what do I want?’?