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Advice about what to do with overbearing "member"

Our art discussion group is comprised of serious working artists who share ideas and generally encourage each other. We have always handled ourselves professionally and we have several A-list type members. We have some credibility with the community. During the last year, however, somehow we acquired one artist who is causing problems. [more inside]
posted by naplesyellow on Feb 25, 2014 - 23 answers

What do I do about an overbearing person on a recreational sports team?

I feel like he doesn't respect my boundaries, but on the other hand he seems like a decent guy. [more inside]
posted by winterportage on Sep 16, 2013 - 21 answers

You know I don't want to talk to you!

How to deal with a junior coworker who's overbearing? [more inside]
posted by ergo on Nov 27, 2012 - 19 answers

Actually, I just don't like you.

Someone I don't like has asked what she did to make me not like her - should I tell her the truth or just gloss over it? [more inside]
posted by cilantro on Apr 26, 2011 - 44 answers

Rebelling Sucks

What advice would you give my friend to make him feel better during his (long overdue) rebellious phase against his overbearing mother? He's in his early 20s, from a Chinese-American family, and has made up his mind to stay home for financial reasons. [more inside]
posted by squirtle on Sep 30, 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

How can I make this relationship "healthy?"

Things with my parents are not good right now due to what I (thought) was a reasonable (although mishandled) decision. I knew it would be hard but wasn't expecting this; how do we deal? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 1, 2008 - 31 answers

Daughter seeks escape from clingy, overbearing mother

My mother has become very clingy. I have things I want to say to her but I don't want to hurt her, as it isn't her intent to hurt me. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Jul 18, 2007 - 25 answers

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