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Veritas Exam VCS-279 Exam Preparation Outline

Mental Cheating…Is it Real?

A relationship of equals

Craigslist Communication

Understanding in relationships

Craving protection, learning to trust

Wanting a masterful man

Decades of discipline, decades of happy marriage

Relationships: Signs It Might Be Time to Call it Quits

Theo

 

by Theo on 2004 Sep 1 - 14:26 | reply to this comment

Who's Getting the Gift?

What grates a bit is that there's no sense in this piece that the man is enjoying a gift given him by the woman. If Noone's wife withdraws her joyful consent, he will be helpless, since he's not a criminal but a decent man. There's no sense in this piece of gratitude that she doesn't do that. Perhaps Noone thought a note of humility would spoil the me-Tarzan tone.

 

Maybe his wife's the one that feels he's giving HER a gift. Maybe gratitude would feel more like a burden than a plus. Is humility always a virtue or can it sometimes be draining on those dealing with the humble?

by a Taken In Hand reader on 2004 Sep 1 - 18:51 | reply to this comment

Re: "Who's Getting the Gift?"

An anonymous commenter wrote:

 

Maybe his wife's the one that feels he's giving HER a gift. Maybe gratitude would feel more like a burden than a plus. Is humility always a virtue or can it sometimes be draining on those dealing with the humble?

 

Gratitude's not a burden and it's not humility. It's something all decent people feel frequently and acknowledge.

 

Theo

by Theo on 2004 Sep 2 - 12:47 | reply to this comment

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