There is a constant debate in life, as to what is more important, the quantity of life or the quality of life.
The caretaker, more often than not female, therefore smarter and more logical than the afflicted party, will always choose quantity. The afflicted party, more often that not male, will invariably choose quality.
My wife is wiser and smarter than I am. But I have more fun.
I should realize that my reckless behavior will have more of a deleterious affect upon her than it does upon me. Ergo, my behavior is selfish.
Early New Years resolution, look in the mirror, you're not 25 anymore, so don't act it.