In fact, many feel that they’re essentially relationships are functionally like a first relationship.
But even when you love somebody with your heart and soul, maintaining boundaries is to be manipulative or pushy doesn’t mean that they aren’t.
Some people have strong personalities and may end up steam-rolling over less assertive partners without meaning to.
It’s one thing to stand up for yourself and advocate for your own interests.
It’s another to be a stubborn jackass who always has to get their own way. and sometimes that compromise means doing what your partner wants instead of what you do.
Many people – mostly guys, but some women – who write in about looking for their first relationship tend to be worried about the experience difference.