When the Faith Lutheran basketball team headed into the locker room during halftime of its first-round playoff game with Sierra Vista Tuesday night, the Crusaders had to feel good about themselves.The senior forward finished the game with a team-high 23 points to lead Faith Lutheran to a 79-70 playoff win over Sierra Vista in its first season in the 4A Division.
When these women experience a stroke of good fortune and encounter a man who requires from them that they need to deeply receive without the need for reciprocity something foreign to their care-giving nature they often crash.
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Either they dont know how to choose men that will treat them well, or they get involved in relationships that start out with a bang but eventually deconstruct as their men become more and more complacent.