Short Thought #279 (partners)

Do you ever think less of someone after you see or meet their spouse, significant other, or partner? I do. I’m equal opportunity judgmental, thinking to myself, “You married her?” or “That’s your boyfriend?”

There are those who KNOW their partner is bad news so they apologize for the person or try to mitigate the other person’s behavior. It doesn’t help, not really.

Who a person has chosen to share their life with speaks volumes, revealing what they value and how they see themselves, among other things. It influences their life’s trajectory. I bear this in mind myself.

10 thoughts on “Short Thought #279 (partners)

    1. Colette Post author

      Standing by your (partner) choices independent of anything else can lead to spousal abuse, alienation from children & family, and a slew of other problems.

      Like

      Reply
  1. Kate Crimmins

    When I was young working woman I was often surprised when I met the wives of executives. Some of them had clearly grown with their husbands and others seemed to be stuck in their high school days. I was more upset by the guys who had “outgrown” (if that’s even a thing) their wives and had affairs on the side rather than resolve their issues.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

Have something you'd like to say about this?

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s