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She's No Good For You

She's No Good For You

Date: Nov 06 2007

Themes: Friend, Romance

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Do you have any friends who are single, but totally deserve a great partner? Maybe you spend a lot of time together and you think, “I hope my friend falls in love,” or “I hope my friend finds someone to be with.”

Well sometimes it’s good to be careful what you wish for, or at least more specific. Your friend might find someone who treats him or her really well, but it seems like a lot of nice people end up in relationships that are no good for them. Listen to Kevin tell Amanda about a great friend of his who is mixed up with an awful girlfriend.

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Kevin

Kevin

Amanda

Amanda

Kevin:  So my best friend calls me last night, and he’s dating this girl…she’s not very nice. She’s really hard on him, and I’m like, “She’s no good for you.” And it’s one girl after another that he’s dated just not very nice to him.

Amanda:  But have you noticed that a lot of times good people will date bad people no matter what. No matter how poorly they’re treated, no matter how much the friends will threaten, “We’re not gonna hang out with you anymore as long as you continue seeing that person.”

Kevin:  I don’t get it.

Amanda:  They like that bad…I don’t even know what it is.

Kevin:  What do you think it is, though? Is it a lack of self-confidence that you’re going attract someone who’s one, physically attractive, and two, really good to you? I mean is it that difficult?

Amanda:  It seems interesting, I think the people who end up in those relationships with bad or mean people, like you said, they’re insecure, they have a lack of self-confidence, and for whatever reason, they think they can’t do better.

Kevin:  Yeah. It’s really a shame because he’s such a great guy. He deserves a wonderful girlfriend and yet, he’s dating this girl.

 

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討論

Kevin’s friend has a girlfriend who is mean to him. It’s not the first time this has happened to Kevin’s friend either.

Amanda says that she’s noticed that good people often fall in love with people who are no good for them. It doesn’t matter how badly they’re treated or how much their friends distance themselves, they can’t tear themselves away from their rotten partners.

Amanda and Kevin guess that nice people who end up in bad relationships must have poor self-esteem. Whatever the case, it makes Kevin sad that his great friend can’t have the sort of girlfriend he deserves.

Have you ever lost a friend to a bad relationship? Have you ever dated anyone who was no good for you?

 

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marouf0

marouf0

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

good…and opposite of our culture

04:01 PM Oct 23 2016 |

heri_lin

Indonesia

never. If someone truly love you, you should know whether she is the best for you.

09:27 AM Sep 24 2013 |

xixi90

xixi90

China

when u really have a crush on someone,then u will always think he or she is perfect,so love is blind

01:34 PM Sep 22 2013 |

CyrilCui

CyrilCui

China

I have ever dated two girls who were all good for me,but…I think I was mean to them because of my bad temper.I know I should control my temper on some occasions now.


One of my roommates has a girlfriend,and he likes her so much.He wanna do anything for her,and so he has done.But I just feel that he is not like her boyfriend,but her daddy.She is a rich girl actually and let his boy do anything for her.I won’t criticize that girl in front of him.I think no matter how much I dislike her,if he is happy now, it’s enough.

08:51 AM Apr 24 2013 |

Oimk1986

Jordan

Hi


 

02:35 PM Jan 28 2013 |

Oimk1986

Jordan

Hi


 

02:35 PM Jan 28 2013 |

Love off

Love off

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

when a person is lovely or love another oerson if u tell him/her she/he isen’t good for u or u can’t get marry with him/her said:no your wrong i’m sure she’s/his  good for me i know it  we are for us,we should married we sure we thought about everything,but after 1or 2 years they divorse…

01:17 PM Dec 01 2012 |

saeedshin

saeedshin

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Some times living lonley makes us to pick up someone who is not suitable for us,!

12:35 PM Aug 07 2012 |

1 person likes this

baby0234

baby0234

United States




hi,
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Hi my name is Caroline! I saw Ur profile today and became interested in you, i want to be your friend, how about that? please do send me a mail of acceptance to () before i go further, so i can send you my picture and tell more about myself thanks Caroline bye.OK
THIS IS MY E-MAIL; OK

05:40 PM Jul 21 2012 |

farida hussain mamand

Iraq

Sealed

10:54 PM May 07 2012 |

wwongsapun

wwongsapun

Thailand

Many people in here may like this lesson, Yes I like too.


In fact, I’ve been in a bad relationships with someone. The true life ,we’re should to accept that in this world nothing is perfect. If you have funny or happiness with someone, Don’t stop Go!

04:07 AM Jun 15 2011 |

tonydang3120

Viet Nam

I was in this situation before… Frown

A friend of mine, but now she's doing well with her new boy friend. Gods bless her..

 

10:27 AM Mar 29 2011 |

fabsir

fabsir

Brazil

I´ve been in a bad relationship before. I was a victim of a lot of jelousy and arguement. When I think back to that I put it down to my girlfriend´s low self steem.I also lost a friend to a bad relationship. His girlfriend was really hard on him and pretty controlling. She got him to tear away from his friends. Come to think of it, he was pretty immature as well for letting her take complete control of his life.

08:38 PM Nov 25 2010 |

melamarc

melamarc

Philippines

 

i dated a guy  before and my friends are against him, because he is pathethic, untrustworthy and not responsible and they always says that he is never be good to me, eventhough he is not the man that i imagined, i just really like him the way he is. but the day passed our relationship end up with nothing coz i realized he is not the kind of guy that i want to live for the rest of my life.

09:22 AM Oct 26 2010 |

fatomata

fatomata

Morocco

a relationship is like an orange, you always admire the orange colour of its zest but always anxious about how sweet it might taste.i don't recommand emotions to be involved in any kinda relationship unless you are ready to express its scarce ups and tons of  downs. hard luck

05:10 PM Feb 02 2010 |

Phuongnguyen

Viet Nam

Sometimes we dont know why we like someone so much althought we know that they not deserve. t

04:13 AM Oct 09 2009 |

brianvszhady

China

date me !

07:10 AM Jul 10 2009 |

julywidiawati

Indonesia

Yep, I often dated someone who was not good for me..

04:03 AM Jul 10 2009 |

Mrcn4

Mrcn4

Poland

really life related topic, nice lesson

03:13 PM Sep 20 2008 |

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