Originally Posted by tomson75
...but then again, I don't necessarily subscribe to the "hard knocks life" theory that says its ok for for people that grew up in tough situations to be socially irresponsible. So I probably avoided any thread that talked about that stuff.
...that's just disgusting though.
And while I agree with you in general about the "hard knocks life" theory, I tend to apply that thought process to when they're an adult and hold a hardline if they continuously make the same mistakes and show no growth.
Clearly Dez had no type of structure growing up, so now it's a matter of how he can improve as a man now that he's able to change his circumstances. Fortunately, he has a pretty good support system around him to help guide into full grown man status.