some years ago I started to expect only the worst.. and so I also expect people to disappoint me..
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1 Response May 16, 2007

This probably isn't very encouraging, but I've found that by expecting the worst, I'm always either right or pleasantly surprised...however I can see the problem when enforcing that on people, too, because it affects more than just the person doing the expecting. Not a happy development, but realization is infinitely times more helpful than denial :)