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How to approach boundary setting when family composition changes?

My wife's sister is very close to our family, and over the course of the last few years, it's become a common practice for her to do her laundry at our house. I don't generally mind this, my wife ...
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How can I make it clear that a conversation with a friend should stay private?

I recently had a long personal talk with a friend. Shortly thereafter, I found out that my friend had shared details of our conversation with one of his other friends (who is an acquaintance of mine)....
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How to approach the topic of splitting a vacation rental bill by ability to pay?

I'm planning a trip with friends and I'd like to rent a house for the weekend. The bill for such rental, housing 8-10 people, is $800-1,000. I don't want to pay the whole cost myself, but I am happy ...
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How to tell flatmate that one of her visitors often leaves the toilet in a dirty state?

My flatmate and me are very good friends. Both me and her put a lot of emphasis on cleanliness in our whole apartment (what is suiting completely fine). For a few days her family stays here for a ...
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Etiquette of sharing food at workplace?

I spend most of the time in my lab and do my work. I prepare food for myself everyday and want to eat it in the lab when hungry. I generally prepare limited food only for me and hence I want to eat ...
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Merging a chore schedule

My gf can't stand dirty dishes. Like, as in one single dirty dish in the sink. I have lived alone for many of my years, and I know about myself that I do not mind washing dishes. However, in my ...
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How to better share personal details with my mum?

I would like to share more of my life with my mum. I feel it would benefit me personally to open up and listen to her advice and comments, and also benefit our relationship. The problem is that I ...
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How to deal with someone who always takes, but never gives back? [closed]

About a year ago, I became acquaintances with a guy who I thought just needed a little help getting things started. He has asked me to lend him money a few times, and I have always refused since I don'...
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How to politely ask someone if they want to eat my (leftover) food?

I live in Dubai. Often, I take home-cooked food to workplace and I can’t eat all of it. A few weeks back, I asked my colleague if they wanted my lunch because I had already eaten from it. They ...