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Questions tagged [respect]

Respect, the feeling of admiration, or the due regard to others feelings, wishes and rights

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How can I get my wife to be less spendthrift?

I am married for 15+ years and working at an Indian technology company. These days, layoffs have been so frequent in my industry; for instance at my company they happened twice in the last three ...
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When is it good to argue with someone vs ignoring them? [closed]

When should you express your disagreement versus ignoring the person? I have a flat mate who is very bossy. He was telling me not to use the back door as it's only used for emergencies. He's not the ...
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Approach friends about getting un-invited last minute with terrible communication and rude behavior?

Last weekend, me and 4 friends (let's call them Alice, Bob, Cody and Danny) wanted to go to another friends place (which I don't know) to have some drinks. The friend, at which the gathering was, also ...
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How to avoid lack of respect due to perceived youth / lack of experience

Background I'm a woman of small build (1,60m) and have a rather high pitched voice. If asked to estimate my age, people guess me at least 5 years, usually 10 years younger. I am 31, so people guess ...
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How to kill off my DnD character, without upsetting the Dungeon Master who has invested time into creating his backstory?

For the past two years, I've been playing the tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons with a single group of 5 friends. Up till now, we have played as the same characters, which grow as part ...
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What are the effects of using a verbal tic in informal speech?

I've been watching the Japanese version of Naruto a lot, recently, and the word "dattebayo" really stuck with me... Not necessarily a good thing, but I'm doing it pretty much unconsciously now. I've ...
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How to best approach sibling about showering & brush teeth at an earlier time, or elsewhere in Jack & Jill setting as to not wake me up?

I'm not sure if this would better belong in parenting stack I am happy to provide more information to try and help solve this. Culture context: Chinese Canadian. Problem summary: My sibling (mid 20s) ...
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How do I address my friends unrealistic expectations regarding friendships and conduct?

I have a long-time friend, whom I'm very close to. we usually openly discuss all sorts of topics (even very private ones). Lately I've observed that my friend tends to judge people and situations ...
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What is the smartest way to wave-off a compliment and not look arrogant

Sometimes, when you're least expecting it, you get complimented... That happened to me today... In my class, I was busy solving questions, when my teacher suddenly said "There's also some people in ...