Annie: David. why don't you clean your room?
David: I'm just not in the mood.
Annie: Is something wrong?
David: Somebody told me there are rumors going around about me and my girlfriend. It kind of makes me feel a little sick.
Annie: I doubt anyone would say anything bad about you and your girlfriend.
David: I've actually heard the rumors, and they're kind of mean. What a disappointment!
Annie: Well, you know. Your girlfriend knows the truth and that's really important.
David: I know, but I still feel kind of bad about everything.
Annie: You can't control other people. You're just going to have to let it go.
David: I know, but I am still kind of disappointed that someone would say such a thing.
Annie: I know how you feel. but sometimes you just have to forget about it and move past it.
Jenny: Stop running around so much. Can't You just sit and watch TV?
Steve: I've tried, but I really hate this show, especially the bald guy. I've never been satisfied with anything he says or
does. He's like a broken record.
Jenny: Then please go to another room. I'm not stopping you.
Steve: Calm down. relax. I just don't like this program at all.
Jenny: That's fine. Let me watch, and later I can explain it to you. But for now, get lost.
Steve: Alright, alright. I get the message. I'll leave you to watch your show if that's really what you want. But I'm bored;
what should I do?
Jenny: How should I know? Just go someplace else to do it.
Kate: What's up? You sound a little down in dumps.
Mike: I quarreled with my roommate last night. He really made my blood boil.
Kate: Calm down.
Mike: He's totally unreasonable.
Kate: What happened?
Mike: I got to the dorm last night, dead tired. So I took a shower and went to bed. but I couldn't fall asleep because Brian
was watching a movie with the volume up loud. I asked him to tum it down a bit, but he snapped at me.
Kate: That sounds kind of unreasonable. Then what happened?
Mike: Yeah. Then he yelled at me some more.
Kate: So what did you do?
Mike: I've run out of patience and shouted back of course.
Kate: Slow down. Screaming at him won't accomplish anything.
Mike: What would you do if you were in my shoes?
Kate: Try to talk to him.
Mike: No way. It's not my fault.
Kate: I know. But it will help things if you apologize. Then talk about what happened.
Mike: Right now, I'm way too angry to even talk to him, let alone say I'm sorry.
Tom: I feel very depressed and don't feel like doing anything.
Alice: Is something wrong?
Tom: My girlfriend and I just broke up. We had a big fight and now she won't talk to me.
Alice: Forget about her. Don't think about it too much. Having a girlfriend isn't everything.
Tom: I don't want to forget her. In fact, I can't stop thinking about her.
Alice: You should try to forget her. If you keep thinking about her, you'll just end up feeling even worse than you do now,
and right now it looks like you feel pretty bad.
Tom: It's just that I love her so much. She said she loves me too. So I don't understand how she can be like this.
Alice: If you really do love her, you're just going to have to respect her choice, and wait for her to call you.
Tom: Maybe you are right.
Alice: There really are plenty of other fish in the sea.