Blog Archives for category Pleasing

Are You Over-Responsible With Those You Love?

In this marriage Lynn is always the one who comes up with ideas for entertainment. Al, being more passive, goes… Continue reading »

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

As you will see in the short anecdote, anyone’s behavior can look positive at first glance but when you examine… Continue reading »

I Shouldn’t Disappoint Others, Especially Those I Love.

    Throughout her second marriage, Kathryn, an exaggerated Pleaser, not only shopped for, but also paid for, all of the… Continue reading »

Observing Others is Really Important

A Deeper Look at the Pleasing Personality I’d like you to meet some people that I’ve talked with this week. … Continue reading »

Pleasers are Really Naïve’ and Unaware

A Deeper Look at the Pleasing Personality. I was talking with Ryan yesterday.  He’s about seven months into a divorce… Continue reading »

A Mother’s Manipulation of a Grown Daughter

A Deeper Look at Relationships — Defenses (Not Listening and Others). I’ve been talking with Rachel, who is now 21,… Continue reading »

Love and Respect in Relationships

In each of the following examples one of the partners isn’t listening well, isn’t trying to understand and certainly is… Continue reading »

Participation in a Relationship is a Must

A Deeper Look at The Passive/Active Concept in Relationships. Waiting isn’t Participating   Yesterday I talked with Frank and Nicole… Continue reading »

Getting to Know You: A Necessary Requirement

A Deeper Look at Personality.   I’ve known Tony for quite a while.  He’s going through a rough time now,… Continue reading »

What Happened To Tiger Woods?

A Deeper Look at the Exaggerated Superiority Personality and Awareness of Self.   Good ole’ USA Today; they even make the sports… Continue reading »