I Say “Yes” to Everything My Boyfriend Wants. How Do I Stop?

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Have you ever found yourself in a relationship where it always seems to be about your partner’s needs? April is in that exact situation! She’s been with her boyfriend for almost a year, and she’s used to putting his wants and desires first. Now, she’s realizing she deserves to have a say too, but it’s leading to arguments.

In this segment of Life Quakes, hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and therapist Deanne Schulz tackles April’s dilemma. Why do some of us fall into this “people pleaser” pattern? How can April start voicing her needs without causing conflict? And is there a way to find a better balance in her relationship?

The Hidden Agenda of People-Pleasing

Why we sometimes give in to keep the peace (and what we secretly hope to gain).

Lost Yourself in the Relationship?

How to reconnect with what YOU want.

The Power of Speaking Up:

Finding your voice for a more balanced relationship.

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