In today’s world, making the right assessment of a person’s character before getting involved in a serious relationship is more important than ever.
The truly contrite individual works to make amends, to do better, and above all, to be better.
Shrewd manipulators not only combine tactics sometimes but also have an arsenal of techniques that is virtually endless.
Our preconceptions about human nature, most of which have been endorsed or promoted by traditional psychological schools of thought, are actually our worst enemies when it comes to understanding the disturbed characters among us.
Having some regret simply isn’t enough to make a person mend their ways. True contrition involves a change of heart, a humble self-reckoning, and a firm commitment to change.