What are you seeking, consciously or unconsciously, from a relationship with a significant other? In relation to your partner, are you skilful enough to balance your sometimes differing needs?
We can use our silences, and our speech, for good or ill. It takes a lot of mindfulness, and a lot of skill, to learn a good balance between self-control and self-expression.
We all have the experience of others trying to control us. From our earliest age, when our carers made sure we were where they wanted