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My advice is to remember that we prime others for how to react to us to some degree. What I mean is that the greatest thing you can do to reduce the chances of this happening at all by simply acting like you belong, which isn't about passing or not. The science on this is extensive and dense, but a good place to start would be Cialdini's 6 Principles of ...


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Being in somewhat similar position and knowing few people who have been in chokehold. Only specific, decisive action will. Your boyfriend need to tell Y That ship has sailed, the train have left the station, the goose is cooked. The things have changed in the last 6 years and I'm no longer interested. Y don't care about your boyfriend or yours ...


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It's harder to fully answer without knowing your boyfriend's position & stance on this matter. The relapse of depression clearly shows that she still holds a grasp on him be it romantically, psychologically, or both. You and your boyfriend have to work together and find out Y's foothold on him. "How can I tell Y to stop bothering my boyfriend, and ...


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