“You can go there, sure. Be prepared to suffer the consequences. Rather than opening something you, you may close a door completely.” Lizzie Post

“There’s risk and reward. You risk a little something to get some reward.”

“Being indiscreet to force a relationship int a closer space a little more quickly. If that’s a tactic that’s effective for you and you’re prepared to suffer the consequences for being too forward or pushy, that’s a choice you get to make.

“Be intelligent about knowing that’s a choice. There might be consequences as well as rewards for choosing to do that.

“The risk is great. The risk is really hurting someone as topics get more personal. You want to be firmly aware of that.”

“Having testing tactics for conversations is not in the best respectful or considerate categories really when it comes to our behavior with one another.

“The goal really should be to find ways open conversations that are natural and comfortable for people. Based on cues that they’re giving. Rather than pushing boundaries or trying to make people uncomfortable purposefully.”

“You can go there, sure. Be prepared to suffer the consequences. Rather than opening something you, you may close a door completely.”

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