We might have another useful tip coming from TikTok, and this one might solve a major issue in most relationships and marriages: responsibilities within the relationship.

A relationship counselor is informing the masses of the concept of passive responsibility vs. active responsibility. Yes, it finally has a term.

Via: Courtney Clayton
Via: Courtney Clayton
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Passive responsibility within the relationship is waiting to be told to help or to do something within the home or dealing with the children. Active responsibility is seeking out things to do around the home without needing to be told.

Check out the TikTok below of a counselor giving examples of passive and active responsibility:

 

The comments on this video are about what you expect...a lot of agreeing, a lot of stories, and not a lot of disagreeing.

As a single woman, I don't have much experience with this. However, I am self-aware enough to admit that I have been on both sides of this. Cleaning my house, doing chores when growing up with my parents, and even job responsibilities.

Some of these commenter's partners though...yikes.

TikTok Via: CorrinetheCounselor
TikTok Via: CorrinetheCounselor
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TikTok Via: CorrinetheCounselor
TikTok Via: CorrinetheCounselor
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I think the one thing that makes women angry the most is passive aggressiveness. Carrying that over into actual chores and responsibilities? Oof. This also isn't just towards women, in my opinion. Women can also be guilty of doing this. Bad behaviors don't discriminate.

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