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Old 03-16-2012, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by blinkandimgone View Post
I think one thing we forget is that 'taking the high road' isn't about what you get in return, it's about doing the right thing for no other reason than it's the right thing to do. Be a good/positive example for your children and others on how to treat people, be the man/woman you want your son/daughter to be and let the karma train handle the rest.
As much as this altruistic thiinking is something to strive for - I would be happy enough with faking it for the desired result.

It would still be much better than where me and my ex are now.
If only she could bring her self to play the 'be nice' game too.