Meanness Quotes (34 quotes)
Episode 35: Is crying a sign of weakness or a sign of strength?
The Deeper Issues that Produce Meanness
Tired of being mean? Tired of being on the receiving end of meanness? Can someone give me some tips on how to fix that? Insight is a better tool. Mean people have psychological issues that can be resolved with insight. People who are frequent targets of meanness also have their issues, since unwittingly they can be attracting aggressive behavior from others.
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. I have always taken pride in Ethiopians or Habesha being polite and cordial people when I am among people of other cultures. Is it really so? It all started circa Nov when I was at a subway station, waiting for a streetcar to head home. That was nearly a decade ago in So we generally chatted about what we were up to; she mentioned she was going to work and insisted that we kept in touch. Since I believe in giving people the benefit of the doubt, I decided to exchange phone numbers and agreed to keep in touch with her.
But what happens when you get that recipe wrong, mixing in too much deference for others and not enough hard-headed pursuit of your own goals? That's the topic addressed recently on the site in response to the question " What are the disadvantages of being too nice to people? In response, Bryant and a handful of other thoughtful respondents offered wisdom on how to know if you're attempts to be nice have crossed the line and qualified you as a pushover, as well as warnings about the dangers of taking your entirely admirable urge to please others too far. Though there was broad agreement that kindness is always a virtue, a consensus emerged that there also is such a thing as too nice. Here's what the community felt could go wrong if you take being a sweetheart too far. This first point is no shock. This is generally the rap against being too quick to put your needs aside in favor of the needs of others, and many, many respondents pointed out this danger.