Sometimes it just feels easier to let the other person have their way. Maybe to keep the peace and avoid conflict, perhaps because they feel more strongly than you about the topic than you, or maybe they are implying they are ‘right’ in some way, and you are wrong.
There is give and take in all relationships, and it is normal to win some and lose some. If you are in a relationship and finding that your partner is winning all the time, there is a power imbalance that needs to be addressed.
Moving into assertiveness and knowing our boundaries is a journey. It is a vital part of everyone’s healing journey.
Take care of yourselves and each other,