Awareness provides an opportunity for change ... but just that, an opportunity. You don't 'have' to do anything with this new awareness. You have a choice, and any resulting decision may depend upon the impact on others. Even more so if you are living within an integrated family unit, or with an intimate partner. by Clare Legge, 1st June 2019
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Part 2 of 3 ... of understanding communication, projections and managing your combined energies in relationship. Clare Legge, 3rd August 2018
Note: the following is written from a heterosexual perspective, but the dynamic equally applies to all relationships.
Do either of these scenarios resonate with you?
A woman with unmet father needs…
Father was cold and distant and didn’t give her enough attention growing up.
It affected her ability to integrate her femininity, as a father would have been the first man in her life to recognise that side of her.
She spends her life going from relationship to relationship changing herself to match each man in the hope she will win his approval. Thus meeting the unmet needs for validation and love from her father.