The pressures of life under lockdown might work in the favour of some, but for many the changes might cause discomfort and conflict. In order to prevent a lot of this conflict, or resolve the conflict that DOES occur in a productive and healing way, strong personal boundaries may need to be set and maintained.
What happens after the prince and princess ride off into the sunset? Do they settle into a functional relationship, with good communication, compromise and acceptance and understanding of their differences? Are they even compatible at all in a real-life situation, when she’s awake and he’s not distracted by a fire-breathing death-machine? Doubtful. They’re probably codependent and miserable.
Having, once again, crossed that annual hurdle that is Valentine’s day, there’s no better time to discuss the topic of rejection than right now.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to protect ourselves from the hurt we experienced in previous relationships by keeping our eyes peeled for all the warning signs in this new, potential partner: the infamous red flags.
But perhaps those red flags might not be where we think they are