He felt inferior and never went after her, thinking that She will reject him.
Many years later, he realised in a casual conversation that she used to be interested in him.
But all was late because she was already attached.
The job seeker who was interested in a particular job, but decided against applying because because he does not have a degree.
He "knows" the Interviewer will just thrash his resume away because he does not meet the the requirements.
What he does not know is that that requirement is a soft constraint - And he has thrown away a great job opportunity.
The parent who had planned for the kid to be a doctor ever since he was borned.
Has he ever asked what the kid really wanted?
No, he just decides for Him
Never ever not impose your thoughts as other people's thoughts.
Because you will never be the person.
ASSUME will only make a ASS out of U and ME.