How to stop others from making your stuff all about them!
Relationship Advice Tips from Dr. Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D.
You need your place on the totem pole to bloom!
photograph copyright, Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D.
Isn't it annoying when someone you are telling about your experience suddenly says " yes, that happened to me………..! and promptly shuts you down, making the whole thing about them.
Do you feel like strangling them in frustration OR do you let them get away with it and then show up later in snarky way, holding the grudge as a badge of honor and suffering?
Either way the relationship isn't satisfying.
Either way the connection gets increasingly bitter and disrespectful.
Whether you are dating or whether you are having this trouble with your family members, it is still a belittling and dismissing experience.
Why suffer like a martyr and try to guilt the other person into letting you have your say?
Watch this video and learn how to keep your spot, keep your subject, and keep your right to be heard.
Learn how to express your experience and own it without attacking friends and loved ones, OR give them the power of the stage at all times.