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Why is it that non-programmers (like my family) can't understand me? [closed]

I am 14 years old, I am from a not very developed country, which is far from such concepts as programming. I really like programming, so I started doing it 3 years ago. During this time I gained ...
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What type of support should I offer my partner who clearly hates his job?

Background I'm a 22-year-old and have a long-time partner, who I have been with since we met at university. We both live in the Midwest in the United States, and have been planning to move into an ...
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I don't want to make a free website anymore. Also concerned person may have signed up for auto-renewing hosting

Related to my last question, I'm trying to gain experience and a portfolio and offered to make someone a website for free. Things have not gone as smoothly as hoped for a number of reasons: The ...
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How to explain to person I'm making website for that she's responsible for hosting and domain costs etc?

I'm trying to gain work experience and a reference. I offered to make someone a website for free. She bought a domain and hosting. She thought the hosting was a one time payment but it's actually each ...
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How can I tell my GF that her romantic gestures are a distraction and her attention she requires from me is more than I can give her?

My GF and I are in our 30s have known each other for about a year now and ever since the pandemic started, she stays with me most of the time and the rest she stays with her parents. Due to the ...
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What are some possible ways to maintain multiple friendships/friendship circles?

Context I'm in my early twenties. Most of my friends are either at the tail-end of their university degrees or have recently started working (I fall into this group). I have around 2 social friend ...
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How can I tell my husband I need time for myself without work?

I studied Computer Science and now work full-time as a developer. When I come home from work, I want to spend some time with my husband and the kid until bed time, and then play video games or crochet ...
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Help a coworker or friend reconsider their work/private life balance

Context I work in IT services companies and I've seen several colleagues and/or friends of mine that are in power positions (project leader, tech expert...) take on too many responsibilities, with the ...