Photo by Jason Rosewell on Unsplash

Yesterday a friend of mine lamented that she felt unseen by her husband. His response to her mentioning an ailment or issue or discomfort was to cover over her voice loudly with his own pain. I could only nod in sad recognition of having these kinds of relationships in my own life. Some people weigh heavily on the narcissist scale. Some people have not been self-reflective enough to understand the pain this kind of expression causes to other people. But honestly, we have…