A few days back, I was at Aroma Cafe waiting for my large coffee to appear when I overheard one woman lamenting to her friend…
At one point she said, “I mean, how could he say that? He’s supposed to love me unconditionally.”
OK, full stop.
First off, whenever I hear that someone is supposed to do anything in a relationship, an alarm goes off in my head. The phrase “supposed to” is basically the same as saying the word “should”: it’s a poisonous word for relationships.
It has a tone of blaming, shaming and coercing the other person to do what you want them to do… or else.
More importantly, when I heard her say that he’s supposed to “love her unconditionally,” I thought to myself, “Wait… do women seriously think that?” [Click here to keep reading…]