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Girlfriend become aggressive when we bump into other women
18 votes

Wow. She's telling you what you're thinking, and punishing you for it. That's pretty much a definition of abuse, and when you add, To make everything worse each confrontation we have on the ...

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How do I reveal to my father that his father is not his biological father?
7 votes

TL;DR I'd suggest you talk around the subject first. See what your dad wants. Tell him you're interested in family information you might find thru DNA research. You could say, "Some of this ...

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How can I handle my father challenging everything I say?
3 votes

I think you're right about the fights being about something else, not what they're ostensibly about. You demonstrated that with the comment about "Cats are extinct!" Seems like it's more his issue ...

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How to tell a friend I don't want to continue giving him advice?
2 votes

It sounds to me like your friend is playing Eric Berne's Game, "Why don't you..Yes, but.." (WDYYB-- And you're playing a benign version of "I'm only trying to help you." ITHY) page 121 in GPP. WDYYB ...

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How can I tactfully ask someone to wash their hands when going to the bathroom?
2 votes

So what could I say or do next time to try to ensure that everyone washes their hands when they go to the bathroom? There is no tactful way to say anything, because it would immediately get ...

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How can I ask my husband about his work progress without him becoming defensive?
1 votes

I've been with my wife for 41 terrific years. We almost broke up several times, and what helps keep relationships going is improving communication around conflict. The Gottman institute has some great,...

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How do I deal with my girlfriends anxiety affecting my relationship with my friends
1 votes

"My girlfriend has anxiety issues for which she currently is prescribed medication. The medication helps but she still struggles with social occasions," Says this is more than just introversion. ...

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How to tell someone you no longer wish to see them?
0 votes

Why is it emotionally draining to be around them? Is it because this other person has been flirting with you while telling you they're not interested in a relationship? What do you mean they don't ...

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How do I tell a potential partner about my autism?
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I wouldn't use the diagnosis term, because labels are for cans, as someone noted above. They just lump people together who share some symptoms, and they're NOT all alike. Instead, when you're talking ...

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