“That should not have happened.” This is crazy talk. It happened. Now what?
If I am a man who cares what other men think, I will develop a set of courting behaviours designed to elicit a positive response to a question I would deny ever asking.
Something happens. Mind says, “That should not have happened.” So now I’m at war with reality, still bullishly unaware that I invigorate and prolong whatever I’m against.