Sally Cronin has taken on a new venture of writing her next book on her blog in weekly chapters. Sally’s newest book – The R’s of Life, is about the important things in life pertaining to the letter ‘R’.
In this poignant chapter, Sally talks about ‘relationships’, how our younger lives interactions can play an important role on the relationships we choose to form when we get older, our choices, happiness, and the compromises we choose.
The R’s of Life – Relationships – A Tangled Web
So far I have covered respect, recognition, relations in previous chapters, which leads me very conveniently into relationships.
Multiple personality disorder is where a person can exhibit different personalities without any of the others knowing anything about it. Whilst this is a recognised mental health disorder, we all in fact have something similar when it comes to relationships.
Think about it. In essence you are a different person to both the groups of people in your life such as family and close friends, and also to individuals that you meet along the way.
In the last chapter I talked about our relations including our parents, siblings and extended family. Even within that tight knit group, you are either perceived by or behave differently with individuals within it. You are likely to have a different relationship with your mother than with your father, and that too will depend on whether you are male or female. As will your interaction with a sister or brother, grandparents and cousins. . . Continue Reading