Being quick to help someone in trouble can sometimes be the deciding factor between a potentially life or death situation. Knowing this well, an officer did not hesitate to jump in and save the day when he noticed a man treating his date inappropriately. In a recent Reddit.com thread, an anonymous user explained the incident in the post below:
“So, possibly one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. I mean you know how you hear the “women want him, men want to be him” stuff in old movies? Well I’m a man and by god I wanted to be this guy. Anyway!
I’m having dinner with my girlfriend at the time, and behind us are a couple on a date. It is not going well. Guy was being rather creepy and making some pretty inappropriate comments, the girl doesn’t look at all comfortable.
The girl finishes her appetizer really quickly, my guess is she wanted to get it over with. Guy proceeds to comment on it and says “well, least I know you can swallow right?”. Loudly.
Girl goes red and tells him that isn’t appropriate, he literally waves his hand in a “shoo” type motion and says “oh calm down I was going to find out in a few hours anyway”.
I missed her exact reply as she moved to a hushed tone, but it was fairly obvious what was being said – f*ck no, f*ck off, f*ck this. He responded with “sweetheart I picked you up, I know where you live”. She lost the color in her face and said nothing.
I’m not one of those “get involved” type of people, but there is no way I’m sitting here watching this go down. I get up. I don’t know what I’m going to do, but I’m 23, fighting fit and happy to put that man through a wall.
I was halfway out of my chair when a hand came down on my shoulder and I look up to this mid-50s but super fit guy who says “Easy.. I’ve got this one son”. Absolute, total confidence in his voice..
He walks over, grabs a nearby chair, flips it around and sits down with the couple. Then.. he pulls out his police ID and puts it on the table. Now the guy doesn’t have any color in his face.
Cop: “So, I’m quietly celebrating my daughters birthday with my family when I distinctly hear you threaten this young lady, would you care to explain yourself?”
Guy: “I, ah, well, um, you see..”
Cop: “That’s what I thought. Now see, we take a very dim view of that kind of thing, so right now I’m deciding if I want to have some of my buddies come pick you up.”
Guy: “oh no well that…”
Cop: “But that would disrupt everyone’s dinner, so how about you hand me your ID, because I wouldn’t want you running off on me, then you go see one of the staff here and settle your bill.. the full bill now, this young lady shouldn’t go hungry on account of your poor behavior. Or we can go with the first option, I’ll leave it up to you.”
Guy: “No no! That’s perfectly fine!” *hands over ID, gets up and walks very quickly in the direction of the counter*
Cop: *while writing down the guys details* “Sorry about that miss, I hope I’m not intruding it just seemed like you could use some help. Oh and don’t worry, if you want to pursue this further I’ll have some of the boys pick him up on his way home, we can definitely take this further.”
Girl: “No, thank you so much, I wanted to run out 30 minutes ago but he drove me here”.
Cop: *shifts from hard-ass cop to comforting father figure in about half a second* “Well I’m here with my daughter, she’s about your age, perhaps you’d like to finish your meal with us? We can take you home afterwards if you’d like, unless you’d prefer to call someone else?”
Girl: “Oh.. that would be really nice.. thank you so much!”
*guy returns, so does the cop*
Cop: “There you go.. now I have your details right here so I highly recommend you don’t go near or contact this young lady ever again.”
Guy: “Yes yes of course, I’m so sorry!”
The guy pretty much fled the restaurant, the girl went and sat with the cop and his family and by the time we left they were still sitting around talking and laughing about random crap.
It was hands down the best way I have ever seen anybody handle any situation, ever.
That cop is my hero.
What a way to handle the situation!”
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10 Surprising Symptoms of Stress That You May Assume And How To Deal With Them
Mood swings, irritability and some acne are some of the most obvious signs of stress that we all know about. However, there are more symptoms of stress that we may not be too familiar with and probably brush them off, without realizing our bodies are actually trying to let us know that something is amiss. They include:
Pain in the neck
“Stress definitely affects our musculoskeletal system, resulting in tight, contracting muscles and/or spasms,” Dr. Lombardo says. “It gets us ready for fight-or-flight, even though unlike our cave-women ancestors, we don’t actually need our bodies to react like this.”
To ease the ache, slowly turning your head around and taking 5 to 10 deep breaths will do the trick. You can also massage the area gently.
Stress is a common cause of tension headaches that have triggers like light sensitivity. Managing your stresses is the only permanent cure for it.
Rashes on the skin
Having a random rash appear on your skin could also be a sign of stress. The rashes often appear as raised spots or hives on the stomach, back, arms, and face. “While we don’t know why it occurs, some experts believe that it has to do with the adverse effects of stress on the immune system.” Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo says, “Histamine is released, [and that causes] these itchy bumps.”
Taking breaks to breath deeply will help in stress reduction.
Nausea keeps hitting you
Stress can actually make you physically sick, some people often feel nauseous, but its usually temporary. Chewing ginger will help much on it.
Loss of memory
Even simple tasks like remembering where you placed your cap can be hard when stressed. “Chronic stress can literally shrink the size of the hippocampus, which is responsible for some memories,” Dr. Lombardo says. “Luckily, its size will go back to normal once your stress level reduces.”
Physical exercises come in handy.
Drop in libido
Mayo Clinic have reports on low sex drive being linked to stress and advises seeing a counselor if you are missing out on your sex life significantly.
Stress causes distractions and you lose focus on your to do list. Exercising large muscle groups will help in regaining clarity. Being outside in the light will also help by boosting your serotonin levels thus improving your mood.
You start having cavities
This is majorly caused by grinding of teeth when stressed. Try setting aside time to list down your troubles and ways to solve them. This will help with reducing the pressure you feel.
You become lazier, feel physically exhausted and just want to sleep
Stress hormones cause an adrenaline surge, the body eventually crashes and sleep is all you want. Stress can also ruin the quality of your sleep, so you wake up tired and irritable.
Getting in bed half an hour earlier than usual helps in decompressing as the environment is calming. Electronics should also be powered down for more effectiveness.
16-Year-Old Hits And Kills Young Girl- Then Police Find A Note In Her Hand That Breaks My Heart
Drunk driving needs to stop, by all means. Every day people die across the world because some people make the decision to drive while drunk, not only endangering their own lives, but also the lives of all the people on the same road as them.
This story is about a teenager who was smart and listened to her mom, but everything still went so wrong. Everybody needs to read this story.
The story is fictional, but the message behind it is something we can’t just shrug off.
“I went to a party, Mom, I remembered what you said.
You told me not to drink, Mom, so I drank soda instead.
I really felt proud inside, Mom, the way you said I would.
I didn’t drink and drive, Mom, even though the others said I should.
I know I did the right thing, Mom, I know you are always right.
Now the party is finally ending, Mom, as everyone is driving out of sight.
As I got into my car, Mom, I knew I’d get home in one piece.
Because of the way you raised me, so responsible and sweet.
I started to drive away, Mom, but as I pulled out into the road,
the other car didn’t see me, Mom, and hit me like a load.
As I lay there on the pavement, Mom, I hear the policeman say,
the other guy is drunk, Mom, and now I’m the one who will pay.
I’m lying here dying, Mom. I wish you’d get here soon.
How could this happen to me, Mom? My life just burst like a balloon.
There is blood all around me, Mom, and most of it is mine.
I hear the medic say, Mom, I’ll die in a short time.
I just wanted to tell you, Mom, I swear I didn’t drink.
It was the others, Mom. The others didn’t think.
He was probably at the same party as I.
The only difference is,
he drank and I will die.
Why do people drink, Mom? It can ruin your whole life.
I’m feeling sharp pains now. Pains just like a knife.
The guy who hit me is walking, Mom, and I don’t think it’s fair.
I’m lying here dying and all he can do is stare.
Tell my brother not to cry, Mom. Tell Daddy to be brave.
And when I go to heaven, Mom, put “Daddy’s Girl” on my grave
Someone should have told him, Mom, not to drink and drive.
If only they had told him, Mom, I would still be alive.
My breath is getting shorter, Mom. I’m becoming very scared.
Please don’t cry for me, Mom. When I needed you, you were always there.
I have one last question, Mom, before I say good bye.
I didn’t drink and drive, so why am I the one to die?
Please share this story with all your friends on Facebook to show that no one should have to die because someone makes an irresponsible decision to drive while drunk.
Making Fun Of Your Partner Can Make Your Relationship Stronger, According To Study
Having a good sense of humour is one of the principal requirements in most relationships, so much so that some people consider a lack of it to be a total deal-breaker. But can you really imagine being in a relationship without any laughter between you and your other half?
According to one study, making fun of your partner can actually strengthen a relationship – as long as you’re both laughing.
Of course there is a line that definitely should not be crossed. When we say making fun of your partner, we are talking about laughing at a silly outfit, funny haircut or a certain mispronunciation. This does not include hurling abuse at one another, making snide comments to put each other down or anything that could be hurtful to each other.
According to Joyscribe, Jeffrey Hall from the University of Kansas conducted 39 studies involving over 15,000 people over the course of 30 years.
From his studies, he concluded that humour was a critical part of building a successful relationship. More specifically, Hall goes on to explain that partners should share a similar sense of humour to get the best results from a relationships.
In a statement, Hall explained, “People say they want a sense of humour in a mate, but that’s a broad concept. That people think you are funny or you can make a joke out of anything is not strongly related to relationship satisfaction.
What is strongly related to relationship satisfaction is the humour that couples create together. Say you and your partner share a quirky sense of humour, but romantic comedies or sit-coms do nothing for either of you… It’s not that any style or a sense of humour is any better or worse.
What matters is that you both see quirky humour as hysterical. If you share a sense of what’s funny, it affirms you and affirms your relationship through laughter.
Playfulness between romantic partners is a crucial component in bonding and establishing relational security. Particularly shared laughter, is an important indicator of romantic attraction between potential mates.”
“Having an aggressive sense of humour is a bad sign for the relationship in general, but it is worse if the style of humour is used in the relationship. If you think that your partner tells mean-spirited jokes, then it’s likely you’ve seen that firsthand in your relationship.” He added.
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