At one time or another, we have all been in the situation of being one of these two – the borrower or the lender.
“Hey pal, mind if I borrow your car?” Or the famous, “Could you lend me some money?”
Most prefer not to be on either side of this scenario, but especially the lender! These phrases, amongst friends, can bring that unsettling feeling we all know too well. Now, by all means, I enjoy helping a friend or even a stranger, but lending out something without certainty of it being returned (or returned in one piece) is always in the back of one’s mind. As for being the other, no one likes the feeling of being in need or having to ask to borrow something. read more →