Therapy Exchange Of The Day
“I used to think that whenever she turned me down for sex, she was turning me down as a person.”
Right, because people with BPD have a hard time distinguishing the difference. Think of it this way, if you asked her if she wanted a piece of pie and she said no, you wouldn’t think she was rejecting the person who made it. She just didn’t want any pie.
“Right, but pie is really good and even bad pie is better than no pie.”
Sure, but there are some women that just don’t want to have as much pie as the men.
“Are we still talking about pie? Because I haven’t had lunch and I’m pretty hungry.”
My Bride and I discussed how much “pie” we should have this evening. Not a fun chat, but not bad.
I’m immensely proud of us for having an uncomfortable talk without feelings getting hurt.