Originally Posted by london
That's a very risky premise to live by because "super uncomfortable" and "a little" are subjective terms. Your intention to "break someone out of their comfort zone a little" could actually become an oppressive form of coercion that dismisses someone's needs and choices, inevitably making them and consequently, your relationship, deeply unhappy.
London-- as one of the related parties, I can vouch for a lack of coercion from gorgeouskitten. I also can push back-- and do, on occasion.