There have likely been times in our relationship where I felt I was clearly in the right, and my SO was clearly in the wrong. I probably felt anger, and frustration when my partner refused to admit their wrongdoing, or insensitivity, or other transgression. They knew better, I'd remind them. Or else I'd point out how mistaken they were, or ask them something like "what were you thinking?'
If I had the chance to observe myself during such episodes, I might be shocked to see what my behavior is like. If I do even more,. and put myself in my SO's shoes during such times, I'll likely begin to feel the same type of inward flinches, and emotional walls coming that my SO probably experiences.
Before I impose my view of the "truth" on my SO, it may help me to remember that I don't have a monopoly on truth, or reality. There likely have been many times in my life I felt I knew something beyond a doubt, only to discover that my beliefs were still a work in progress.
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