Sharpening the Point Till You Miss It

There are two way of asking for what you want; you can be broad, or you can be precise. It’s possible to be too broad or too precise.

Let’s say you’ve been together for years and you have become vaguely dissatisfied. Nothing really bad has happened between you; but nothing exciting has happened, either. One year goes by after another and it’s the same thing. The fire’s gone out, the passion is quenched. You’re feeling taken for granted. You could complain; but what could you say? He may not know what you’re talking about. He may not know what to do about it. Your dissatisfaction is pretty vague. [Click here to continue reading…]