The worst part of it all was Craig’s disregard for her discomfort with his flirting sic. He did not seem to care or understand how difficult it was for her, even if it were true that it was one hundred percent her reaction. Had he shown some concern for her feelings, she would have been less bothered by the flirting sic itself. And, as she kept observing, Craig’s disregard for her feelings did not limit itself to the flirting issue. Over time, he became more and more insistent on his way and opinions, and less caring about hers. Whenever she would bring up the disregard, Craig’s answer was always to minimize her viewpoint and protest his innocence. Use this as a tool to help you maneuver dating and relationships in college. Keep it tucked away on a shelf and pull it down on the days when you’re unsure of what to do or how to respond to a situation. This book and these stories can be a faithful friend on days when it seems like no one understands.
What those adjectives imply is that for some unknown reason, your honey is choosing a behavior (going silent) that deliberately brings pain … Read more