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Questions about how best to approach saying "no", or declining requests. Please explain in your question why just saying "no" is not sufficient.

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My advice would be, don't do it. (Unless you can do this whole-heartedly) You two are off to your very first own home and nothing should hold you back there. Frankly I'm surprised that he would ask, …
answered Dec 16 '17 by Bookeater
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All I can think of is the 'Shush' gesture possibly accompanied by grabbing and returning to her the prodding limb. That would be the least obtrusive way to stop this in someone who can and will take a …
answered Aug 10 '17 by Bookeater
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One: Good for you! Your personal life style choices are good, healthy, sustainable. Two: These are your personal life style choices! Nothing to explain. It simply is. Three: Educate the yessers. ( …
answered Aug 28 '17 by Bookeater
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Please be sure that this type of street vendors has a good salary indeed. It is reputed to be one of the best earning activities for time & money pinched students these days. I try to keep it silent …
answered Sep 4 '17 by Bookeater
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I'm very sorry but your loans are in fact gifts. What you describe is actually you filling the gap in their spending pattern. That gap will not close, ever. Consecutive 'loans' without mention of pre …
answered Aug 28 '17 by Bookeater
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This is a fairly hard question to answer as it stands, as two actually unrelated things are combined. About encouraging investment: Honesty is always best. I think people merit good feedback on thei …
answered Aug 13 '17 by Bookeater