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Questions tagged [brazil]

Questions that have a specific focus on people in Brazil, or the Brazillian culture.

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How do I prevent the gym instructor from talking to me?

In the gym I go to, we don't have personal trainers but gym instructors - they just stay there and guide pretty much everyone if they have doubts or they see someone exercising incorrectly. From what ...
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My mother and girlfriend hates each other. What can I do? [closed]

To make things clear, I really love my mother and my girlfriend. About my mother: she gave me everything in life. She really loves me, and do her best to take care of me. But I can not deny that she ...
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How to tell my girlfriend, my friends and relatives that I might have alexithymia, without making it sound like an excuse?

Context: I'm a 25 years old, Brazilian, programmer, living alone for 5 years now. I acknowledge some bad traits that I have such as excessive laziness, huge need for hours of sleep, very connected to ...
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How to confess severe mistakes to family?

I committed a grave error four years ago, I cannot exactly tell what is about, but is something that I must never do. My sister had already done the same thing before me, but no one had a knowledge ...
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How to deal with someone who ignores your lack of knowledge?

I purposely made this question generally broad so that it can apply to more people in need of similar interpersonal skills, but I can easily make it about a specific scenario if needed. Problem My ...
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How to ask to pay for products from a friend's shop rather than accepting them as gifts without being rude?

Little bit of background: a few weeks ago, my friend/coworker's sister, we'll call her Lila, opened up a shop with her boyfriend, let's call him Mark, about things that generally interest me. I've ...
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How to tell a close friend and partner in business that I'm seeing his ex-girlfriend?

Lets go to the facts first. Let's call my close friend Bob, and his ex-girlfriend Jane. Me and Jane go way before I meet Bob. Actually, she presented me to him. Since then, we became really close ...
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Dealing with people who feel the need to constantly talk

Maintaining focus on a single task until completing it might require a lot of effort, to me. While I'm a talkative person and enjoy long conversations myself, I still can't work/study and talk at the ...
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How to introduce your nickname to new people?

Having moved to another city/location where most people don't know you, what would be the proper way to tell people you prefer to be called by a nickname? I guess one could usually just introduce ...
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How to deal when you are too excited about someone you just met?

I just met a girl through a friend and so far, we haven't stopped talking not even for a second. Even though I'm really excited, she is friendly with everyone. Like really friendly. To understand a ...