Does Your Partner Treat You Like a Child?
Sgt4succsess SMACIN GRACEFULL TEAM Does Your Partner Treat You Like a Child? A relationship is supposed to be equally balanced between two adults but in some cases, it can be more like a parent disciplining a child. A female partner may end up nurturing her man so much that she begins to act more like a mother than a lover. ADVERTISEMENT Men may also fall into the parental role, behaving more like a domineering patriarch. It is important to remember your role in a relationship otherwise your partner will become frustrated and resent being treated like a child. ADVERTISEMENT Parental behavior generally occurs in relationships where one partner is quite a bit older than the other; however this is not always the case. The parental role in relationships can take on different forms. A female that assumes the mother role may coddle her partner excessively.