A long time ago, marriages commonly occurred when two people grew up together in a small town and got to know each other over time.
Think back to your early life and try to remember the girl or woman you looked up to. Was she a funny aunt or a favorite teacher? Or, was she a pop star or a main character from the books you read? Very likely, she inspired you and you wanted to be just like her. Why was that?
Sometimes, depending on someone’s culture or upbringing, curiosity can take on a negative meaning, such as being intrusive. It can also, however, be seen as a positive trait, meaning awareness, observance or seeking new information.
We’ve all been there. We make a purchase, only to find out that the item is defective. Or, the merchandise that we order never arrives. At times, the product isn’t the problem. Instead, really horrible service ruins a long-anticipated celebration. What’s the next step?
I’ll bet you’ve heard this plea a number of times in your life. In fact, I bet that you’ve heard it recently, even though you are in the “senior” part of your life. Of course, not everyone uses these exact words. But, have you heard something close to one of the following?