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"If we walk him, it will just add to our reputation for passivity and downright indolence."
"We were too busy ignoring the warning signs to pay attention to the projected disaster."
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"Sometimes I think we want this more than he does."
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"Passive-aggressive isn't a problem. It's the passive-passive that I can't handle."
Tags:relationship difficulties, relationship issues, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, marital difficulties, passive-aggressive, passive aggressive, passive-aggressiveness, passive aggressiveness, passivity, passive, lazy, laziness, couch potato, couch potatoes, lazy boyfriend, lazy boyfriends, lazy partner, lazy partners, lay husband, lazy husbands
"We need to rethink our strategy of hoping the Internet will just go away."
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"I've warned you about the dangers of a too sedentary lifestyle!"
"I miss being a passive spectator."
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How to Catch Passive People.
"For God's sake, have some populist rage."
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Where the Appalachian Trail Crosses the Path of Least Resistance
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The Department of People waiting for Something to Happen...
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"Something terrible must have happened somewhere."
Over the years, Sid had refined travel on the path of least resistance to a fine art.
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A brand new day finds Fred, as usual, happily sitting on the sidelines of his own life.
"He just doesn't know what to do with himself since he passed away."
Tags:dead, dying, died in a chair, alcorpse, corpses, old age, ageing, elderly, misunderstand, misunderstanding, mistake, mistaken, passive, passivity, lazy, laziness, couple, couples, husband and wife, difficult relationship, difficult relationship, aloof, closed up, clammed up, uncommunicative, lack of communication, quiet, retiring, distant
Waiting for the Sun
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"Here, I've developed a pedometer that keeps track of how many people walk all over you."
"Don't you understand, he's a Creature of the Web?! If he doesn't log on soon, it'll be too late!"
'Looks like the income off of our site has went from passive to comatose.'
'You cant do anything these days without someone suspecting your motives. . . there is only one way out. . . inaction.'
'Are you gonna watch that damn tube all night?'
Clancy: Get Up and Go
Sea of Tranquillity
Passive in Old Age