Originally Posted by BoringGuy
I consider that a "like", not a "need".
I don't know him, i don't know you. But if this is a very important priority in order to be in a relationship with someone, you need to either reevaluate whether this is a relationship you want to sustain anyway because the good things are worth overlooking this, or reevaluate your priorities. You probably won't get him to change, even if he gives in to your request, you won't feel fulfilled bythose phone conversations if he's not into them of his own enthusiasm.
ALso as many of you are saying, i realize my partners can not meet every want or whim of mine, but i do see the harm in broaching some of them and negotiating