Originally Posted by Marcus
This isn't just I am an advocate for autonomy in general but because it has a very practical effect on relating. If you are self reliant then when your partners give you their time and affection you can be confident that they are doing it because that's what they want to do - not just to avoid having to deal with you having a panic attack. It encourages a more genuine form of relating.
i like this, and is something i struggle to remind myself of. i'll have to re-read..perhaps post it somewhere. lol