The nice girl thinks she's giving up something to get something better in return. She gives up control over her own life. When the time comes for her to get what she expected, she winds up disappointed. In addition to being empty-handed, she's depleted.
Human resources are the greatest assets of any company. You can raise tariffs or prevent MNCs from entering, but one can't stop the employees from leaving if they are dissatisfied.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment.
You will find as the children grow up that as a rule children are a bitter disappointment - their greatest object being to do precisely what their parents do not wish and have anxiously tried to prevent.
Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious: both are disappointed.