Does no always mean no?

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  1. Libra Rajani profile image78
    Libra Rajaniposted 7 years ago

    Whether you're in a relationship or not, men and women seem to disagree on this topic. What is your take on it?

    1. Angel709 profile image60
      Angel709posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It should! Date rape, or any rape and abuse is too prevalent.  We (BOTH MEN AND WOMEN) have to learn to be clear about our intentions. As women, we have to know that men are wired entirely different and to think we're being "nice or friendly" while they are getting aroused and taking these as green lights can lead to disaster.  Be clear up front and feel confident enough that if you say NO, and that "turns him off", then you've spared yourself an unhealthy relationship.  Likewise, if men don't want to end up behind bars, they need to be sure they have clear consent to move forward.  Your life, reputation, and character are worth it.
      ***Side note: Maybe if we dare to get to know each other before jumping in the sack this would not even be a question. I know...I live in a dream world. But it makes me feel good to say it.

    2. lady_love158 profile image61
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well yes no always means no... except when it means yes! wink

      1. meglyn profile image60
        meglynposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        good reply.

        1. lady_love158 profile image61
          lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Hee hee thanks! I'm glad someone knows what I mean! wink

    3. Dave Mathews profile image61
      Dave Mathewsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "NO" is a simple two letter word meaning the opposite of "YES". There can be no grey area about this word it is a direct expression of a negative response. "No" means "NO"  not maybe, not we'll see, not possibly, there is no if or when that can attach itself to "NO".

    4. pylos26 profile image75
      pylos26posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It does not mean NO when your girlfriend uses it. HAHO

  2. Greek One profile image73
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    No always means no....

    if no didn't mean no, then it would be called 'yes'

    Now that doesnt mean that someone cant change their mind and later on.. 15 minutes later, 2 hours later, one week later, 3 years later.. say 'yes'...

    but if it is a no, then it is a no

    (ps men are still allowed to beg in an adorable and semi-convincing fashion, of course)

  3. tritrain profile image81
    tritrainposted 7 years ago

    In a word, yes.

  4. profile image62
    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    It depends.......on whether you are telepathic or not! smile

    1. Dave Mathews profile image61
      Dave Mathewsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That's a pretty stupid answer. It must have come from some idiotic jock type who can't spell let alone understand that NO is NO.

      1. profile image62
        logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Guess again!  By the by, apparently sometimes humor escapes you.  Did think I had to draw out on a easel about tongue in cheek.

        1. Dave Mathews profile image61
          Dave Mathewsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          It might be a good idea because from my point of view it is more like foot in mouth rather than tongue in cheek.

          1. profile image62
            logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            There are none so blind as those that will not see.

  5. Haunty profile image80
    Hauntyposted 7 years ago

    The thing that comes closest to the meaning of yes is yes. So if you mean yes, don't say no.

  6. Don Ship profile image76
    Don Shipposted 7 years ago

    No means 'Maybe'? Yes means 'Not really'? Never means 'no'?


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