It’s easy to feel defensive and afraid when your partner expresses that he or she wants something that feels far away from what you want, but it is possible to come together as a couple. Today, in Seeking Clarity, we hear from a husband who had always known that he wanted to be a father.
If you and your partner are disagreeing about whether you want to be parents or live a childfree life, then understanding the depth of each other’s desire with care and respect is very important. It isn’t about agreeing or disagreeing with each other’s desire. It’s about understanding the what’s and whys of each other’s desire.