I’m caught in the tyranny of the A to Z, posting when I should be enjoying the holiday and the opportunity for numerous DIY projects. ;)
THE 5 RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR RESPONSES
DOMINANT: SAYS “I”
Bossy, asserting, controlling, commanding, powerful, disciplinarian, unrelenting, dominant, tough, abusive, instructing, persuading, interrogating, lecturing, questioning, depreciating, patronising, didactic, criticising, moralising, analysing, reassuring, consoling
EQUALS: SAY “WE”
Reasonable, equal, caring, problem solving, trusting, “I feel,” patient, tolerant, respectful
SUBMISSIVE: SAYS “YOU”
Immature, unthinking, defensive, frustrated, blaming, passive, withdrawing, daydreaming, humouring, obedient, compliant, daydreaming, cheating, defiant, hostile, negative
When individuals combine the mix creates conflict
TWO SUBMISSIVES: SAY “WHY ME?”
Emotional, resisting, pressured, blaming, name calling, ridiculing, shaming, obsessive, distracting, diverting, depressive, lying, retaliating, angry, hostile, rebellious, negative, courting favours, flattery
TWO DOMINANTS: SAY “WHY YOU?”
Antagonistic, clashing, unyielding, asserting, commanding, powerful, unrelenting, ordering, threatening, attacking, probing, distrusting, judging, criticising, disagreeing, preaching
Conflict is created within relationships.
Characters are the product of the relationships they have experienced.
Reacting in a relationship?
raging, rambunctious, rapt, rational, realistic, reasonable, rebellious, recalcitrant, receptive, reckless, reconciled, regressive, regretful, rejected, rejuvenated, reliable, reluctant, remiss, remorseful, removed, repelled, repentant, replenished, reprehensible, repressed, repulsed, repulsive, resentful, reserved, resigned, resilient, resistant, resolute, respectful, responsible, restless, reticent, revitalised, revolted, ridiculous, riled, romantic, rueful, ruthless