Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Thoughts Or Emotions
It happens, and I fall back to the golden nugget of life,
"Actions Speak Louder Than Words"to counter the dissonance- to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Believe me, this has helped me time and again to understand a person's real motive and hence decide how much I want to invest in them, be it time, be it emotions or anything.
Finally, Nicholas Sparks of A Walk To Remember, gives us an even better mantra for mental peace,
"Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Thoughts Or Emotions"