Originally Posted by bchaps
She acknowledges the need but hasn't been willing to address them.
I'm not saying this is how she feels since I don't know her, I'm just putting it out there for consideration. When I'm presented with something that both of us know that I need or should do, but is beyond my comfort zone, I usually retreat into myself until I've shored up my inner bulwarks to get it done. Until *I'm* ready, my response to "You should do/learn how to [whatever]" is mostly silence and no amount of asking will change that.