Tag: boundaries

How To Say No To A Friend: It’s Never Easy

Published: March 10, 2024 | By | Reply Continue Reading
How To Say No To A Friend: It’s Never Easy

Saying NO can unravel a friendship but sometimes there’s no way around it. Here are some basic tips on how to say NO to a friend.

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How Do I Deal WIth A Pushy Person?

Published: January 18, 2024 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
How Do I Deal WIth A Pushy Person?

How do you deal with a pushy person? Two women met in a workshop but one wants more of a friendship than does the other.

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Setting Boundaries With Neighbors

Published: March 2, 2023 | Last Updated: March 2, 2023 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Setting Boundaries With Neighbors

A woman asks about setting boundaries with neighbors who are impinging on her personal time and space.

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Colleague, Mentor or Friend? How To Avoid Feeling Used

Published: September 2, 2021 | Last Updated: September 2, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Colleague, Mentor or Friend? How To Avoid Feeling Used

Whether you are a mentor or friend, you may need to set boundaries or you’ll wind up feeling used and depleted of energy.

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My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Published: July 25, 2021 | Last Updated: May 18, 2024 By | 24 Replies Continue Reading
My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Having a clingy friend can be stressful and demanding. It may require making some changes, even though it can feel uncomfortable.

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Zoom Etiquette For Friends: How Can I Tactfully Turn Down Invitations?

Published: May 6, 2020 | Last Updated: August 22, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Zoom Etiquette For Friends: How Can I Tactfully Turn Down Invitations?

What if you really don’t want to Zoom? How do you turn down invitations without hurting someone else, or being seen as unfriendly or a party pooper? 

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A very intense friendship begins to unravel

Published: December 14, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Sometimes an intense friendship evokes a need for boundaries.

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Dealing with a friend in sales who works on commission

Published: December 11, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a friend on commission who seems to have made you part of her “business plan.”

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Living and working with a friend: Too much of a good thing?

Published: November 18, 2016 | Last Updated: November 18, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman living and working with a friend feels guilty about setting boundaries.

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Key-Keeper Friends Who Watch Over Your Home

Published: August 25, 2016 | Last Updated: October 29, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Key-Keeper Friends Who Watch Over Your Home

When you entrust a key-keeper friend or relative with your key to watch over your home, it comes with implicit obligations.

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