Having Needs Is Not a Character Flaw

It’s just a part of human nature.

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Telling people what our needs are takes courage and makes us self aware. Expecting the ones we love to listen to us and meet those needs means we have standards.

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He made our divorce my fault. It was like our entire marriage would have been fine if I just had no needs. No, sir.

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We have to speak it. We have an obligation to tell people what we need no matter how scary that might be. It’s hard. It’s a wide open vulnerability.

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