In my personal life and in my practice, I run up against relationships that are thwarted because of a negative or difficult interaction that ensues. It necessitates teaching people how to treat us in order to facilitate our needs being met.
I observe that we generally make two inherent mistakes in our assumptions regarding others. For one, we expect that others “should” know how to treat us. The other is that we treat others in the way we want to be treated. Read more Psych Central