Three strikes laws around the country are notorious for being very harsh to repeat offenders.
The most common dating mistakes often spring from underlying issues of self-esteem (think too little of yourself, and you'll settle for less-than-ideal situations - think too much of yourself, and you believe bad behavior is absolved by your sheer fabulousness).
More often, dating doozies result from failure to recognize - or simply accept - the different ways men and women approach relationships.
To avoid repeating the same mistakes over and over again, first you've got to recognize them.
So here goes: Dating Mistake #1: Approaching Him First.
Far from retro, Rand’s heroines were independent, sexually liberated career women who multi-dated, and multi-married, until they landed their Hero.
You don’t have to read to date like its heroine, Dagny Taggart, who runs a transcontinental railroad while capturing the hearts of captains of industry.
Classification as a habitual criminal means that, if a defendant satisfies all the requirements of the law, he or she will have his sentence for the third conviction for a qualifying crime enhanced to life imprisonment.
A habitual criminal is a person with two prior state or federal convictions for offenses that are classified as Class X felonies, criminal sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping, or first degree murder under Illinois law, and who is later convicted of another Class X felony, sexual assault, or first degree murder.
Through this late-night, lovelorn lens, I formulated a radically new approach to dating that applies the principles of Ayn Rand’s philosophy to women’s most common dating challenges.
Who better to help us set standards, define boundaries and reject fantasy thinking than the woman who founded Objectivism?
A spokesman for the operator, which remains the biggest broadband provider in the State with over 700,000 subscribers, said that it had not yet implemented any disconnections.