They Didn’t Mean It That Way
With the standard 40-hour work week plus all the housework, showering, eating, and sleeping we have to do, it can be tough to find enough time to sit down and have quality time with your favorite person, let alone have your own hobbies. This is the case even for couples who live under the same roof.
Expressing your feelings can be full of pitfalls too. We get so wrapped up in wanting to be understood that we focus on telling others how we feel and asking them to validate those feelings rather than telling them what we actually want, which can get us a lot further. So, what’s your favorite way to tell your partner you need a little more “us” time?