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What do I need to know about asking a friend to sell my websites?

I design websites for a living, as a freelancer. I have a really good friend who I'm thinking of asking to partner up with me and do sales. What do I need to know? How much commission is common for selling website packages? [more inside]
posted by circular on Aug 4, 2011 - 4 answers

Have I pruned my facebook friend list too much?

I've pruned my facebook friends list quite a bit. Am I going overboard or should I "refriend" some back? [more inside]
posted by lankford on Jul 10, 2011 - 21 answers

Pictures at memorial of recently deceased friend?

(posting for a buddy of mine) Is it ever ok to take pictures at the memorial of a recently deceased friend? [more inside]
posted by xbonesgt on Jul 7, 2011 - 27 answers

What is the best way to collect on a debt owed by a friend?

What is the best way to collect on a loan made to a friend? [more inside]
posted by lovableiago on Jul 6, 2011 - 19 answers

My suicidal friend

This is a follow-up question to this question about my suicidal friend. [more inside]
posted by sucky_poppet on Jun 27, 2011 - 27 answers

Please help me deal with my friend/coworker who is an alcoholic.

How can I deal with an alcoholic coworker/friend? [more inside]
posted by bookmammal on Jun 15, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I deal with my 'flaky' friend?

We are both late-20s females and are close friends. I like and respect her a lot. However, I feel she can be selfish and inconsiderate at times, leaving me inconvenienced, frustrated and hurt. When I talk to her about this, she excuses her behaviour as 'flakiness'. How do I deal with this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 9, 2011 - 28 answers

I'm not there to make her eat.

What can/should I do to help a friend on the other side of the world who seems to be starving herself? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 31, 2011 - 8 answers

We're not having sex, I get that, thank you!

My closest friend keeps telling me that we're not going to have a physical relationship. How should I handle this? Possibly NSFW. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on May 28, 2011 - 31 answers

Suicide is not painless...not to me

What is the best way to support a close friend that has suicidal tendencies and to handle the feelings I have about it? [more inside]
posted by sucky_poppet on May 27, 2011 - 24 answers

Begone, Green-Eyed Fiend!!

How do I let go of my jealousy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 20, 2011 - 26 answers

California Gurls.

San Francisco to San Francisco in 7 days. [more inside]
posted by brynna on May 19, 2011 - 21 answers

Responding to a friend's comment.

Was I too harsh in response to a friend's comment? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 14, 2011 - 43 answers

Two friends enter, one friend leaves. Roommate or boyfriend?

I need a roommate for my awesome apartment. I have a friend who’d make a good roommate, but she really dislikes my boyfriend—and doesn’t know I’m dating him. And my boyfriend likes her, potentially more than he likes me. How to resolve? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 33 answers

How Do You "Break Up" with Another Dude?

How Do You "Break Up" with Another Dude? I think I remember my present problem turning up on Seinfeld or Friends or something, which makes sense because it's kind of absurd. When a romantic relationship no longer functions, there are some established processes and social mores. When a regular friendship maybe needs to end or be heavily renegotiated, the way to proceed is much less clear. Help? [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on Apr 30, 2011 - 36 answers

friend to the left of me, girlfriend to the right, here i am

My best friend and girlfriend hate each other. [more inside]
posted by whalebreath on Apr 23, 2011 - 22 answers

How can I try to help a depressed, possibly borderline, friend who's trying to isolate herself?

My friend is deeply depressed and is trying to cut herself off from me and her other friends. How can I try to help her? Key questions: 1) Any suggestions on how to try to convince her that I genuinely want to stick around and be her friend and it's not just out of obligation, and/or other other ways to respond to her trying to push me away? 2) She's given up on hope of any treatment or improvement-- I think she might be borderline and that DBT could be a good fit for her regardless-- any suggestions of what I could send her about DBT and/or BPD (or anything else) that would have the best chance of getting through to her and giving her hope that things can get better? [more inside]
posted by EmilyClimbs on Apr 8, 2011 - 15 answers

Should I be upset over my girlfriend's relationship with her male friend?

Am I just being oversensitive? My girlfriend shares an apt with her cousin (male) whom she calls her best friend. I feel like the relationship is kind of creepy and closer than any best friend situation I've ever seen. He calls her 3-4 times a day, just to check in. She waits until late night to eat dinner with him even though she gets home at 5. They do everything together. [more inside]
posted by antipode12 on Apr 3, 2011 - 68 answers

Get outta my dream!

Married white female seeks a good night's rest without dreams of having intimate relations with a close male friend. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 21, 2011 - 17 answers

Dumped and dumb enough to ask why. Help!

Wish I'd read Friend Dumped first. What to do if you if you've been in the same situation but screwed it up even further? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 19, 2011 - 6 answers

Chump or Heel? Giving money to an old friend or not?

I can't decide if I should offer any financial assistance to an old HS friend and his family who are facing some heavy duty medical bills also while enduring extended unemployment. [more inside]
posted by Jamesonian on Mar 9, 2011 - 40 answers

Should I help this ill person? If so, how?

A new friend/acquaintance has made some quasi-suicidal statements and is obviously delusional and routinely binge drinks. What, if anything, should I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 2, 2011 - 10 answers

A friend in need

How to politely bring up money to a friend before I work for free? [more inside]
posted by blazingunicorn on Feb 28, 2011 - 14 answers

...and don't forget to write!

Another gift-filter: our friend is moving back to China! [more inside]
posted by functionequalsform on Feb 2, 2011 - 3 answers

Bed Fellows...

My friend is sharing my bed with me and I don't know how I should feel about it. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 21, 2011 - 65 answers

Rejecting your core values, but not you

Can I make a religious friend okay with not-religious me? Sorry, long... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 5, 2011 - 54 answers

My friend's dad just passed away. How can I help him?

My friend's dad just passed away. How can I help him? What can I do? I live couple thousand miles away from where he is. Can you give me some suggestions? Is it bad if I start compiling list of government agencies or funeral homes for them to call? What else I can do?
posted by Carius on Jan 2, 2011 - 16 answers

Flakes need friends, too...right?

Loaned a friend a smart phone and very soon afterward he dropped it in water. Help me to beanplate how to get over feeling irritated at my friend. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 23, 2010 - 36 answers

Why does Facebook exacerbate grief?

Why am I so grief stricken? [more inside]
posted by motown missile on Dec 18, 2010 - 12 answers

How to recover debt from a friend and maintain sanity?

How to help recover $400+ owed to my mother; or how to help her let go of this (minor) debt and move on? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 14, 2010 - 12 answers

Help for a Very Late Bloomer

I am a guy who is inexperienced with relationships. I like a girl who has been my friend for couple of years. I don't know what her feelings are. We sometimes hang out together, but usually with other people. I want something more but don't know how to proceed. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 29, 2010 - 16 answers

Go west, young woman.

Asking for a friend: Any experience with Pacific Northwest College of Art? [more inside]
posted by functionequalsform on Nov 11, 2010 - 9 answers

Wait, am I being Larry David?

Invited to an old friend's wedding, but not as a guest. I'm feeling guilty about how I'm feeling... Am I right to feel this way? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 8, 2010 - 75 answers

What option should my friend take in dealing with a hospital mix up?

My friend was in the hospital and a surgeon delivered the wrong (and devastating news to the family). How should we handle the situation? [more inside]
posted by Felex on Nov 3, 2010 - 43 answers

Bored with Friends, What to Do?

Bored with Friends, What to Do? I've tried coming up new ideas for creative fun but somehow we always end up sticking to the routine (walk and coffee or meals). And we are entering this phase that our conversations have gone a bit less personal, less humorous, somewhat meaningless and flat. [more inside]
posted by easilyconfused on Nov 1, 2010 - 11 answers

Mean toddler is menacing my gentle son

How should I deal with a friend's toddler who is repeatedly aggressive toward my toddler? [more inside]
posted by chippie on Oct 30, 2010 - 28 answers

Is it a crush or just being nice?

I think a friend of mine may have feelings for me, but I'm not sure how all that works nor what to do about it. Can you help a romantically clueless girl in the right direction? Details below. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2010 - 18 answers

What questions do I need to ask my friends?

What should friends know about each other? For lovers, there are lots of lists of "questions you should ask". I'd like to find something like that, but for good friends. [more inside]
posted by sninctown on Oct 15, 2010 - 10 answers

Help a sister out

Did I do the right thing by telling a friend off about her abusive ex? If not...how to fix, please? [more inside]
posted by motsque on Oct 8, 2010 - 15 answers

Not jumping for the bed?

You are a 22 year old guy who asks to stay over at a female friends' place where there is only one bed and no other furniture, and then decide to sleep on the floor after being offered a spot on the bed. What are you thinking? [more inside]
posted by bearette on Oct 4, 2010 - 56 answers

How to help a person to see the better side(s) of life?

I have been with my girlfriend for what will be 4 months total as of October 4th. Still feels like the “honeymoon” period. Though, neither of us have had the best lives, so meeting each other was a blessing to say the least. Life changing in a lot of ways. The only issue that seems to ever come up doesn't even directly relate to us or our relationship. It's her one friend of 3 years. [more inside]
posted by jolynntech on Sep 24, 2010 - 21 answers

Tactful CV help.

A friend of mine who is an intelligent, hard worker, is looking for a job. She's been applying for a while, and I was truly surprised that she hasn't had an offer yet (academic post-docs) - until I saw her CV/ resume. It is not at ALL well-written. [more inside]
posted by Everydayville on Sep 23, 2010 - 29 answers

I'm really not. Really.

My friend asked if I was bisexual and I am feeling really angry about it. Should I be mad at her? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2010 - 39 answers


What can I do/send/recommend for my long-distance, recent post-amputation friend to combat boredom? [more inside]
posted by functionequalsform on Sep 17, 2010 - 16 answers

Do I have to RSVP?

An ex-friend I ended the frienship with contacted me via email after over a year of no contact. The email was along the lines of, "do you still use this account? I guess sending this means I wish to reconnect." I don't want to resume the friendship with her, but she has serious mental health issues and we have a lot of friends in common so I feel obligated to answer the email... mostly to not seem like an a-hole. Do I have to answer it? If so, what should I say? I'm afraid even a really vague response will encourage her; she has really poor boundaries. [more inside]
posted by ShadePlant on Sep 15, 2010 - 26 answers

give a friend the secrets to my business

Should I help my friend get work in my specialized industry? [more inside]
posted by ljs30 on Sep 4, 2010 - 8 answers

How do I talk sense into an ex of a friend?

My ladyfriend's ex is inviting himself to her birthday visit, how do I untangle this soap opera? [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Aug 31, 2010 - 25 answers

Facebook friend request? Or not?

Facebook filter: What's the difference between Confirm and Add As Friend? [more inside]
posted by LonnieK on Aug 29, 2010 - 10 answers

Sorry dude, my kid's thirsty, I'm buying him a bottle of water

How does one remain friends with an uber-environmentalist/naturalist without having them drive you crazy? [more inside]
posted by teg4rvn on Aug 18, 2010 - 33 answers

What in blue hell am I supposed to say?

My friend is seeing a married man. I am NOT excited at all for her. How do I stay out of it when all she ever does is talk about how great he is? Help me mind my own business. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 9, 2010 - 35 answers

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