And what to do if you find yourself in one.
Are you always the giver and your partner always the taker?
You may have the same Malfunctioning Manspeak Translator in your head. Let me know if you relate to any of these common phrases. (And, since misunderstanding is often a two-way street, I also include the Accurate Manspeak Translation.)
Think about the person in your life that continually doesn't show up in the way that you would like or in a manner that would be fulfilling for you, yet you keep asking them to do things differently. The lesson here is believing who people demonstrate themselves to be.