Description: Sometimes when people say “that’s just the way I am,” it is a flimsy way of indicating a stubborn refusal to make needed adjustments. Being who you are is great...as long as you are honest with yourself about the motives and repercussions of your behaviors. In this podcast we will examine how stubbornness can hinder relational healthiness. Something to Think about: Every person has blind spots, meaning it is never a good thing to presume that change is unnecessary. Healthy relationships are typified by “give and take” exchanges. The more powerfully you insist upon being right, the less influence you have. Let’s Talk Question: Why do you suppose some people hide behind the phrase: “That’s just the way I am”?