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Am I Obliged To Give Free Services To Family And Friends?

September 20, 2020 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Am I Obliged To Give Free Services To Family And Friends?

A semi-retired couple is often asked to devote their time and skills to providing free services to people they know who don’t want to pay professionals. They have a hard time saying NO.

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Asking a mechanic friend to work overtime

February 12, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A car buff wants his mechanic friend to help with a project.

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6 Strategies for handling a needy friend

August 17, 2011 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

There’s a big difference between a needy friend and a friend-in-need

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Reader Q & A: Saying NO to the Queen of Favors

August 9, 2008 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

It can be hard to say no to someone who asks for anything and everything.

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