Someone is being playful. After concluding that negotiation is a reasonable way of reaching a mutually acceptable sort of compromise, strings have been pulled behind the scenes.
It takes two to tango, or so the saying goes. Both partners are drawn into a pas de deux that requires acceptance of the real deal.
If they manage to dance without stumbling or stepping on one another’s toes, the resulting sequence of events has the potential to be beautiful and fulfilling.
Going with the flow is not always as easy as it might seem on the surface. Crinkles often need to be ironed out in such a process.
Then the search for balance between gracefulness and being mindful can begin.