Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
in Emotional, How To, Relational, Social, Values
You know what I’m talking about here, but let’s go there.
He’s a friendly guy, but when he’s dating someone he seems extra friendly.
The truth is he’s feeling safe and self-confident because his current relationship is boosting his self-esteem, but he doesn’t know that, he just feels like “every girl likes him.”
And, you’re one of them.
It starts with a smile. Another.
A longer look.
He gets your number.
You had his # for a while, but never texted him: Off Limits
He texted: Hey! (Guys can be so bold, hah!)
Back and forth, just the news, and then:
Posted on Friday, November 6, 2009
in Intellectual, Relational
Honesty is a culturally threatening virtue. So threatening that few people make it a constant choice. It’s counter-cultural to choose to be honest.
People joked about cheating on their taxes – “it’s okay unless you get caught.” People make “little white lies.” They cover up the truth “to protect the other person.”
“Everyone lies” and “everyone lies some of the time” are routinely used to justify the choice to be dishonest. That’s if the choice to be dishonest is ever challenged.
“You love evil more than good and lies more than truth”, says the songwriter.