Tag: privacy

My roommate read my private messages

Published: February 11, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels violated when her roommate and friend reads her private messages.

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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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I Am The Needy Friend!

Published: October 21, 2014 | Last Updated: April 14, 2024 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
I Am The Needy Friend!

A woman is frustrated and feels like “the needy friend” because of the boundaries set by her friend.

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How should I handle invasive questions from friends?

Published: June 28, 2014 | By | 29 Replies Continue Reading

If you feel like questions from friends are invasive, you have to figure out why you feel that way.

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My friend is like an FBI interrogator…asking so many questions

Published: June 29, 2011 | Last Updated: March 2, 2017 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Some people ask so many questions that they make us feel violated. QUESTION Hi, I have a friend who constantly asks where I’m going, what I’m doing, and who I’m with, etc. She is a great friend otherwise, but I feel like I’m being interrogated! If I say I’m busy or don’t want to go […]

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The Sometimes Friend

Published: January 29, 2009 | Last Updated: January 29, 2009 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I’m in my late 30’s and for as long as I can remember (since early childhood), I have always been the "sometimes friend". Usually there are two friends who are inseparable. They are on each other’s speed dial, they shop together, lunch together, and their families spend time together. And only sometimes…will […]

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