Heart Affairs
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Heart Affairs

Why I Say No To Men Who Ask Me, “Can We Be Friends?”

Because the costs have been too high.

Photo by Helena Lopes on Unsplash

One afternoon while I was supervising carpool, a former student’s parent drove up in his impeccable red Corvette, leaned out the window, and said, “Tara, would you like to go out sometime?”

I said to him, “No, I’m sorry. I’m just not dating right now.”

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Tara Blair Ball

Tara Blair Ball

Certified Relationship Coach and Author of Grateful in Love & 2 others forthcoming in 2022. https://beacons.page/tara.relationshipcoach.