They begin to put their partner ahead of everyone and everything else in their lives.
While this may seem to accomplish the goal of making her happy, it actually does the complete opposite.
Every one of your ancestors was a WINNER in the survival game or you wouldn't be here. They tell you one thing, respond to the opposite - and then she gets mad at you when you can't read her mind.
The problem is that you're marching to HER drummer...
Read the dictionary definitions below to see the difference.
The point is to not come off as a d*ck, but going through life without saying no just to please everyone else is what we here in the real world call a cop out.
Questions, on the other hand, give people the option of saying no.
Sean Maguire (Robin Williams) tells Will Hunting (Matt Damon), “It's not your fault.” This applies to you, too.
You must come to grips with the very real idea that not everything in life is your fault.