Understanding Vs Understanding

Just when I can do with some support, you walk away, because you want me to be strong. I understand.

Relationships are a balance between give and take, benefits and risk.I am begining to understand.

There is constant lies being told,truth hidden and distorted, in the hope that someday I will appreciate the bigger truth.I fail to understand.

Just when things are looking up, you want to give up.You want me to understand?

The closer I feel to you, the farther you think your place is.I don’t understand.

I have been an adult for longer than I had bargained for.I want to be a child sometimes. You don’t seem to understand.

I expect loyalty, and passion in my relationships.That is so much more important to me than ‘socially acceptable behaviour’. Could you ever understand that about me?

When I decide to get into some thing, I do so fully.I will make every effort to see that till the end.You fail to understand.

I can’t stand pretence or superficiality, and definitely don’t do well with hypocrisy.Do you understand?

Sometimes I just want you to let me be. Whether you understand or not, at this point,I don’t really care.

Addendum:
What are our definitions of a relationship?Ever heard about the transactional analysis and dynamic realtionship between Parent adult and child?
Define your relationships before you think of what effect this post has on you? I am not necessarily talking about a guy and a girl and a romantic relationship.Just thought you would like to know.

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19 responses to “Understanding Vs Understanding

  1. This relationship concept is so esoteric. Wish I could get it in easy terms.

    I guess the only time it is peaceful to be in a relationship is when you don’t need the relationship. The moment one got dependent for anything – it is begining of getting hurt.

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  2. I think I gave up trying to understand anything that happens between two people of the opposite sex a long, long time ago. *sigh* 😀

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  3. hahahaha at WT’s comment! so true dude 😀

    and now abt the post! 😦 yeah, i can ‘understand’ that! its so unfair that it all starts out so well and easy and turns into such a big mess.

    hmm! let me see though…

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  4. Greensatya:
    And that would be idealistic or atleast unrealistic to not want or get dependant on some one.So is one always doomed to be hurt?

    Wishfulthinker:
    And you really want me to play along with this one?:D

    Archster:
    I don’t know about unfair but it sure gets harsh.

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  5. ‘Course dude!!! Really!!! I meant every word I said!!!

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  6. I sometimes dont want to understand… I just want to be understood.

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  7. Wishfulthinker:
    Dude?????Huh?huh?huh?, no wonder you don’t get it.:p

    Casablanca:
    Right now, I’d pass even that.:(

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  8. ah…TA and those nearly Venn Diagrams – PAC – dotted lines and solid lines of transactions going here and there.

    What we will understand (or not), i guess is just abt what we believe we want out of something…?

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  9. Relationships are meant to be broken…thats wht I learnt from ma past break ups…

    Hmmm….Am I making any sense in here..aur you still not able to understand me??

    I dont want to add to more confusion here…

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  10. Casablanca said everything.

    Seriously, how are you SO good at expression? Ahem, that’s such an awesome quality. Everytime I read here, I am made to think. There’s just so much power in your lines. This post is one of the most powerful ones, goes without saying.

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  11. Atul Sabnis:
    Are you saying, we understand what we want to understand,as that is what we want?
    Then I would agree.Is there anything you don’t know about?

    Arz000n:
    No scope for further confusion is this muddled brain.But good try.:D

    Rohit:
    Thanks.I’ve said this before and I am saying this again.It is really what you percieve or what you want to think about; that makes my lines make sense to you.May be another day another time, it would all just be plain blabbering.

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  12. Ashish Pokharna

    Hiya doing MG.

    nice post…read your blog after a long time…awesome stuff…

    what have u been upto these..will ring u up when in UK

    tk care

    ashish

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  13. awesome post. i have a feeling that the older we get, the harder it is to deal with relationships….. we’re expected to be ‘grown-up’ and ‘understanding’….. but who on earth can be so perfect all the time??

    ahhh…how i long for those idyllic childhood days where ‘crisis’ meant fighting over the window seat in the school bus!

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  14. I understand that….’ I didnt’.:-)

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  15. May be another day another time, it would all just be plain blabbering.

    I doubt it.

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  16. Ashish:
    Hiya,happy to know you still visit this blog.Life is good.Will await your call.You’ve promised several times now..You better.:)

    Lazy Leo:
    One doesn’t need to be perfect to deal with relationships, they need to be themselves, which I think gets harder as we grow up.It is when pretence creeps into our behaviour that all the misunderstandings crop up.

    Ginkgo:
    Well Said.:)

    Rohit:
    Hmmm,:)

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  17. Further to addendum, I guess my comment is generic. It is true for all relationships. And as you pointed out one is always doomed to be hurt. This is a hard fact.

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  18. Greensatya:
    Sure..But why so bitter?

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  19. I don’t know. I’ve never tried to define a relationship and put it down in words. But that works fine with me. 🙂

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