"We had the dramatic deathbed reunion everybody pressured me into and then the jerk lived. What now?"
It's that time! Sex, breakups, saying no to stuff you don't wanna do, red flags, Darcying
Both anxious and avoidant attachment styles respond badly to pressure and benefit from structure, or, "Mom, I can't be your on-call therapist."
Ultimatums are scary for a reason: Sometimes people force you to follow through on them.
"Good news, I finally persuaded my fiancée to let me sleep with other people, now we can finally act out all my fantasies about you over Zoom!" Whoa, seems sexy!
Wear a seatbelt! Where's your helmet? Will there be parents there? Parenthood requires willingness to say no to lots of fun stuff in the name of safety, there's no time like the present to get started.
Your house, your rules, so spell them out from now on and give your son-in-law a chance to surprise you.
Introducing The Mug of Perpetually Being Mad At You
When fear of over-committing meets terror of letting other people down, that's where you'll find me and way more than one of you, if my inbox is any indication.
How to plot the accumulated costs of "useless objects" vs. "pointless arguments" over time?