9 Oscar-Worthy Dating Tips From 2010 Movies

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"Hurt people, hurt people."

Roger Greenberg (Ben Stiller) is a former-musician come carpenter who's just been released from a mental hospital and is house sitting for his brother in Los Angeles. The often abrasive, anti-social Greenberg meets his match in Florence (Greta Gerwig), his brother's sweet assistant who, despite her sunny demeanor, has issues of her own. This quote comes from a self-help book Greenberg reads and the line is repeated by Florence, as if to emphasize that the hell we put the people we love through is often involuntary.

Oscar-worthy tip: When someone is hurtful, recognize they're going through their own pain. We only hurt the one's we love…


Expert advice

Save your breath because you only need two words to make him commit.
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