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From the way you describe it in your question, it sounds to me like you're already dealing with the situation perfectly well. As you yourself have said: you let them ramble on, you were honest with them when asked for feedback, then later you distanced yourself from them. It sounds like you have already "convey[ed] that [you're] not interested in him ...


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It sounds like you have already figured out this person's motivation for asking you questions - they want to give you advice. "Advice-giver" is a recognised personality trait, and many do it for their own ego gratification. As the opportunity to give advice is evidently what is prompting the questions, if you stop fuelling him by answering them, the advice ...


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Given that the lady you are interested in apparently has been seriously ill, surgery, struggling with work due to health issues etc, you probably need to back off. I know because I went through a similar situation... met a woman, we dated a few times, she was dealing with some serious family issues, so we broke it off for a while. I maintained "light ...


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