You cannot have a healthy, mutual relationship with someone who makes walking on eggshells a necessity. If you face backlash, mockery, or penance for disagreeing, expressing an opinion, or articulating your needs, that is not a safe, healthy, two-way relationship, and you deserve better.
I think this goes without saying, but as we live in a world of rampant asshattery, please allow me to state for the record: this is my intellectual property. As such, please do not copy, circulate, edit, alter, take credit for, or otherwise appropriate this material without my express permission. Thank you.