Expectations usually have more to do with the person who is doing the expecting, than anyone who is being assessed.
In situations where it is clear that needs or desires are not being met, then the person with needs should take the initiative in setting things right.
These notions should apply to anyone who has the wherewithal to regulate emotions and to make choices about who to associate with.
Making things up as one goes along is an option that encourages one’s mind to be present.
This way of being has the potential to offer great new discoveries.