Tough love (but it’s really frustration)

In Tough love (but it’s really frustration), an English instructor at Quebec’s version of community college recounts her meetings with a promising student. That is, the students keeps promising to come to class and do the work, but doesn’t do it.

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  1. Richard Aubrey says:

    Vengeance is supposed to be a bad thing. However, the prospect of vengeance may deter some bad actors.
    Similarly, frustration is supposed to be non-professional, but dollars to donuts–presuming you can get a donut for less than a dollar–frustration has frequently led to what results in “tough love”, anyway. Or deterrence.