consequences

Life is about learning. We learn to adapt to new situations, we incorporate new ideas, we evolve through our lives by devouring all the information available to us. This process isn’t always tidy. We can be selfish when learning about ourselves, we can be vile when learning about others. What happens when you’re given an […] More
Parenting as a concept is already difficult enough, but because each child is different, that makes the task that much harder. But if our kids resort to bullying, we have to figure out an appropriate way to teach them that the behavior is unacceptable, urged the “Am I the A**hole?” (AITA) subReddit. Redditor freyaelliot, for example, […] More
As a general rule of thumb, jokes are only funny if everyone involved is laughing. By a similar measure, a prank is only okay if the recipient is able to laugh about what happened after the fact, pointed out the “Am I the A**hole?” (AITA) subReddit. Redditor PearlDawson was furious when their 10-year-old daughter cut […] More

Throw a little caution to the wind!

Take a risk and see what happens.

I hate all that advice because it's easy to give when it's not you facing the consequences.

Consequences should always be part of the decision-making process.

You can't escape them.

Redditor HabitualRot wanted to hear about the times people just gave in and hoped for the best. They asked:

"What was your "f**k it I'll deal with the consequences later" moment?"
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The only constant in a chaotic universe is change. The weather, the wind, the time. Everything is constantly changing and it can be nearly impossible to plan for every conceivable eventuality. Of course, we can manage our risks, make sure we’re making smart choices whenever possible. What happens, though, when a family member makes some […] More