Observations – Installment #8

If you’re in a relationship with someone with whom you’re getting less than full cooperation – or if you’re getting cooperation but not moving forward – start questioning whether the two of you have common objectives and self-interests.

couple_fightingThe default position for all of us is to act in our own self-interest, so if what you want from this person is not aligned with what they are willing to give, it will be a long, slow slog uphill to get anything meaningful and desirable accomplished.

Opposites initially attract because of fascination and differences, but repel one another because they lack commonality.

Round pegs never fit into square holes regardless of our best intentions.

Joseph Wegmann, R.Ph., LCSW is a licensed clinical pharmacist and a clinical social worker with more than thirty years of experience in the field of psychopharmacology. His diverse professional background in psychopharmacology and counseling affords him a unique perspective on medication management issues. In addition to consulting with numerous psychiatric facilities, he has presented psychopharmacology seminars to thousands of clinicians in 46 states.

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