In fact, as the old saying goes, "Actions speak louder than words." With that idea in mind, let's ask some questions. Some will say, "I don't know about that; I don't think kisses mean I love you." Perfect. Maybe kisses mean something different to you than they do to me, or to him, or her.
If you put your arm around someone on a date, what are you saying (without using words)? And that's exactly why we have to be careful - because we could be telling lies with our actions.
And French kissing is out--it's purpose is to be passionate and suggestive, not to express pure affection (plus, the stuff with the tongues just seems tacky, in my opinion).
Great advice for youth comes from the popular youth speaker, John Bytheway, in his book What I Wish I'd Known in High School, pp. My seminary teacher tried to explain that to a bunch of us sixteen-year-olds one day. "Guys and girls are different, and sometimes expressions of affection mean different things to different people. this means he likes me; he cares for me, oh, how sweet.'" ...
When Julian and Erica are having dinner in the restaurant, Erica appears to be reading her lines from a teleprompter to the right of Julian's eyes. After awhile, it is supposed to be somewhat funny (I think), but it's really just kind of annoying.
The crying is supposed to convey that she is getting over what is hurting her and channelling it into a more productive activity.
Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother Erica. For me, her crying symbolizes everything that was bad about this movie.
If you’re struggling with this, here’s a short list to help you go from a casual date to a serious mate (so lame, I know).
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Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. In Something's Gotta Give, there is a period where she has to cry in brief scene after scene, and either she can't cry or the direction was very, very poor (I kind of think it was the latter).
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