Do you like advice - yes or no? Reasons?

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  1. taw2012 profile image60
    taw2012posted 6 years ago

    Do you like advice - yes or no? Reasons?

  2. betteryou profile image68
    betteryouposted 6 years ago

    Yes, advice are important to anyone who wants keep growing and learning. While not all advice are to be implemented, there are certainly a lot that can help make the right decisions. I personally value great advice especially from those I respect and been through what I'm going through. I don't have to make the same mistakes they made!

  3. glmclendon profile image60
    glmclendonposted 6 years ago

    Yes I need all the help I can get. Sometimes people give advice I weight it and may not use it but it becomes part of the options I have.

  4. profile image0
    Dr Cilposted 6 years ago

    I don't mind getting advice, however, whether I take the advice into consideration depends upon the situation and whether I trust the person giving the advice.  Not everyone's advice is in your best interest.  You must know who you are dealing with.  Most of all trust your instincts.

  5. giopski profile image60
    giopskiposted 6 years ago

    by advice you mean the solicited ones?  of course I do especially the constructive ones for my own personal growth and well-being.

  6. algarveview profile image88
    algarveviewposted 6 years ago

    If I ask for advice, the answer is yes. If I don't ask for advice, but still they come from someone close by that I know cares for me, okay, I will consider the advice. If it's none of these cases, no, than I don't like advice. I think that a lot of times advices are a way of meddling and I really don't like that, a lot of people just think they can tell you what to do, sometimes they don't even know you that well, they don't know the exact details, but they just have to say something. Then there are those with a view on life completely different from yours and that just think they own the truth so you need to follow their lead. It's very strange actually. Besides I am very, very stubborn and so, despite all the advices, I will only do what I think is right, untill now it has gone well.

  7. heleineoman profile image61
    heleineomanposted 6 years ago

    I once asked for advice from our spiritual adviser. Yet I followed my own. And I'm happy now. I guess sometimes it's all about following what makes you happy or stay with the "status qou".

  8. edhan profile image60
    edhanposted 6 years ago

    I am open to advice.

    I will take the advice in consideration before making any decision. Having an open mind helps me to accept the right advice as I may not be having the best solution. It is always best to listen and consider all facts before decision making.

  9. YvetteParker profile image72
    YvetteParkerposted 6 years ago

    It depends on the source of the advice.

  10. Lisa HW profile image67
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    I'm not a fan of advice, especially unsolicited advice.  I like other people's "input" on something - but not advice about what to do.  If I ever want or need advice I'm more likely to seek professional advice from someone like an attorney, a doctor, or whatever professional would know more about the issue I was dealing with.

    In "general life" and on "general issues of life" most adults know what they want to do or not do.  If they don't they'll ask for advice.   As an adult, I manage my life on my own.  If there's something I "ought to do" and don't do, it isn't because I don't know that I "ought to" do it.  It's because I have my own reasons for not doing it.  Somebody telling me I "ought to" to do something is just having someone telling me what I already know without understanding the reasoning/challenges/obstacles involved in why I don't do it.  It's particularly irksome when the advice comes from someone who doesn't "have their act together" anywhere near as well I do; or is far less informed about something (or me or my life) than I am.

    "Input" involves offering thoughts on what factors might need to be taken into consideration by the other person or what questions might be good for that person to ask himself, but it doesn't include what that person "ought  to do" .  I like input from others, and I'll give input if someone else asks.  I don't want advice and don't offer it to anyone who doesn't ask for it (and even then I'm reluctant to escalate "input" into "advice").

    1. raquelpier profile image70
      raquelpierposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Well said (written) Lisa! I completely agree!! smile

  11. suzanno profile image71
    suzannoposted 6 years ago

    at times yes...attimes no......
    if the advises end up in forcing me what to do.....then nooo.....if it rather help me to choose a better path  ...then yes....

  12. Civil War Bob profile image60
    Civil War Bobposted 6 years ago

    Generally, yes.  Like most folks have said, I'll sort it and see if it sounds good.  If you call reading the Bible in a consistent, organized manner "getting advice from God"...I've definitely done that for awhile with profit to my life...and would recommend it to advice to anyone reading this, you could say!

  13. coffeegginmyrice profile image83
    coffeegginmyriceposted 6 years ago

    I listen to an advice if sincerely given to me for my own good and would welcome and accept it. To work on "that" advice will depend on how it will be convenient, practical and useful to what I do, to what I am capable of and to what I get from it.

    There are advices that some people tell us but they don't apply the same to themselves. How can we relate to such advice?

    We want to see role models, we want to see it work on other people especially from the ones who would relate to that particular advice to a similar experience like ours.  We don't want fakes, we don't want pretenders, the malicious, the deceivers, and users giving us advice.  We want the wise, the clever, honest speaking, the loving and caring individual.  We honour advices from our bestfriend, our family, our good leaders and from genuine people.  smile

  14. Agnes Penn profile image77
    Agnes Pennposted 6 years ago

    I don't like it since my nature is a proud one.  However, I have come to depend on it the more I learn how insignificant I am in this universe.  I depend on other people's advice to snap me out of "I know better than thou" mode. 
    No, my instinctive reaction is to reject it, but I have come to respect other people's advice and truly yearn for it.


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