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The Rules of Love, 2nd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 74

Keep the moral high ground

Boy, is this a simple one to say and a really difficult one to live up to. I do appreciate that it’s a tough one, but I know you can do it. It takes a simple shift of vision, from being the sort of person who acts in a certain way to being a different sort of person who acts in a different sort of way. Look, no matter how rough it gets you are never going to:

  • take revenge
  • act badly
  • be very, very angry
  • hurt anyone
  • act without thinking
  • act rashly
  • be aggressive.

That’s it, the bottom line. You are going to maintain the moral high ground at all times. You are going to behave honestly, decently, kindly, forgivingly, nicely (whatever that means), no matter what the provocation. No matter what the challenge they ...

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