The principles that you will get from my column will guide you the way a Thomas Bros. Or another example: You speed down the 5 Freeway at 120 mph at 2 a.m.with the lights off, the Reality Factor says you will experience the pain of having to defend yourself in court.
Sadly, most men call back for another beating rather than utilize The Bottom Line Factor.
That week, Tom thinks up 144 possible rosy scenarios of why she broke her word.
He didn't think of Reason 145, the only one that counts, which states that Caprice has zero interest in him (Dating Rule No. The Bottom Line Factor also says that if Tom were reflective and had thought about it, he would have asked himself how many dates he has broken in his life. (Hint: less than one.) If, after some psychological detective work, Tom had discovered that Caprice broke the date because her father did not give her a bicycle on her tenth birthday like he had promised; it still wouldn't have made a difference.
However, to protect the guilty, I promise to not use your real name, or give it out. In this article, we covered my definitions of the Reality Factor and The Bottom Line Factor, which support my approach to successful relationships.
All questions will be answered, but only the ones of general interest printed. In next week's article, I will cover the three factors that make or break a successful long-term romantic relationship.
Is your overgrown baby on his third divorce and hasn't a clue?