The Need To Be Right Can Be Damaging To Your Relationship

As the recipient, you have a choice to keep arguing back and prove your point, with the knowledge that you will never be right, so you are fighting a losing battle or giving in. Neither seems very appealing in the long term.⁣

Dr J. Gottman (a leader in relationship research) stresses the importance of accepting influence from your partner if you want a happy and stable marriage.⁣

I’ll be following up with more information about how to accept influence.⁣

Let me know if you have had the experience of being with someone who is always right and how it made you feel.⁣