We love feeling comfortable. Fact. The idea of wearing a fitted dress or a suit whilst relaxing at home isn’t as appealing as throwing on a pair of jogging bottoms and a baggy t-shirt. Neither is the idea of attending an unfamiliar church by yourself as appealing as attending a church where you’re greeted by familiar faces. Our comfort zones often define our actions – what we are willing to do and what we won’t do, where we are willing to go and where we won’t to go. Whatever the circumstance, the level of comfort we experience will play a role in the outcome of many situations. Despite having such positive connotations, comfort isn’t always a good thing… Advertisements
I couldn’t believe he actually said what he said! I could feel the shock amidst the anger and hurt begin to rise within me. As I left the room, the reality of our heated exchange began to sink in. Why should I keep wasting my breath? We were both angry, frustrated, and tired of the same old argument…
I had grown to spend a lot of my time with him. Our friendship began with an act of kindness on his part, and I couldn’t help but appreciate how willing he was to go out of his way to help me. We just seemed to hit it off, so it was easy for us to spend a lot of time together. The more time we spent, the more I became emotionally attached without even realising… In my mind, we had become so close that it didn’t make sense to just remain friends. But there was just one problem- he still hadn’t made a move! It didn’t make sense to me, and I found myself getting more and more frustrated with the situation.
When an issue arises, dealing with it can often seem like the hardest part. Most people try to avoid disagreements or confrontation of any kind, but this can be very damaging in the long-term. Here are three reasons why couples tend to reach a breaking point in their relationships, especially when conflicts are left unresolved.
If a man took you out for a meal, but then asked you to split the bill, what would you say? After asking various women this question, the general response was that they would willingly split the bill. Even though it is nice to be treated in such scenarios, the responses include opinions surrounding the fact that a man shouldn’t be expected to pay;