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I've thought about this a lot. I'm a woman who's young and attractive enough to get some male attention myself. I've also known people who looked up personal info on me when we barely knew each other, and it's always made me uncomfortable. Even if it's public info that I wouldn't mind sharing with strangers, it's still off-putting to know someone would look ...


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If it is something that does not harm you and is not against the law, try to ignore it. I know that this is not easy sometimes, but my own experience (I live in Western Europe) is that you cannot argue with these people. People who throw their litter on the lawn, hit their dog and park their car where it must not be parked are mostly aggressive people who ...


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While it may indeed be seen as rather rude to keep insisting after having been brushed off a few times, I think you could improve your initial request to make the chances of getting an answer slightly bigger. Instead of just asking for the numbers, also explain your reason for asking before the actual question. In your case, the reason would be that you have ...


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As an intro, I am a person too that has a very not-happy facial expression and I know your situation, being asked how you are due to this expression. Since I started to watch other peoples' expressions, I learned this is very common. Almost nobody walks along smiling or laughing, so why should I? Are others being asked that too? How to let people know I am ...


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I've been divorced myself, which isn't exactly the same situation as what your acquaintance is going through, but it's similar enough for me to give advice. I personally had someone I didn't know hardly at all offer support and someone to talk to. I was too overwhelmed at the time to take her up on it, but I still appreciated it, especially in retrospect. I'...


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