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QueenofCups

Have you ever had to convince someone to do something they really didn't want to do?

Last night I was able to convince a particularly stubborn client to accept a settlement that was in his best interests. Took several hours of reasoning with him, but I finally got him to agree. Please feel free to share...

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LegateLanius

How would you convince someone to join your absurd protest?

Provide an example of something silly to protest and how you would convince them.

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Anonymous

How do you convince someone to do something?

If they are going to be absolutely against it, how can you give it your best shot? Persuasion tactics/techniques?

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12341234

Girls and Guys, how do you convince someone that they aren't entitled to another person?

I find this problem more in guys then girls, but so many guys I know feel that if a girl rejects them, it's her fault or something along those lines. The "i did everything right" or the "i can change how she feels, just...

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Anonymous

How do you convince someone to stop smoking? Girls are disgusting when they smoke, and I like one who does, but I need her to stop smoking.. How too?

Smoking is disgusting, obviously the facts and the possibilities of ruining your health have not created the "don't use this" opinion. I have a feeling she is smoking to stay skinny, is that something girls do a lot of?

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Anonymous

Why would someone push a boundary that you clearly said no to?

if you told someone no to something twice and they still keep trying to convince you otherwise even though you thought you had an understanding. (this could be trying to convince you to change ur mind/guilt tripping etc)...

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aquamarine_pisces

How can I convince my stepdad?

My former college professor who taught me last year is leaving town soon, and he's giving me his grand piano. I'm super happy and excited about it - except there's a problem. My stepdad is against it because he doesn't...

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Evan_aa

What do you call someone who is always trying to ruin the fun with?

for my 21st birthday i wanted to go to Magic City. I also want my best friend to come of course and she just started dating this guy and he is soo annoying. He is a virgin, very very smart and is sooooo so soooo Lame....

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Anonymous

What if I never find that someone?

iv liked some guys and stuff but they never liked me back and so I started wondering...what if I never find that one person that I want to b with forever...what if I never have a child of my own...what if I stay single...

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Anonymous

My school has a tiny board 4 suicide prevention. It’s tiny like no one cares. So I wrote something that I’ll secretly put on it tomorrow. How is it?

I think people need to listen to other people more. I’m not saying people don’t listen to others, because some do. I’m saying that they need to try harder to understand them. People can be evil. We are born with the...

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Anonymous

How to convince mom to let me keep this cat?

So this little guy right here : He wandered right up to my house. He's been in the neighborhood for a little while and the neighbors say that no one owns him. I believe he was someone's pet at one time because he's very...

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Anonymous

How to convince your girlfriend that you love her when she is convinced that you dont?

I always have failed relationships due to this. The relationship lasts a month and is amazing, have a fight a some point and a very heated fight usually over something small and stupid , then she is convinced I don't love...

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Costaco100

How to convince my mom to let me go out late?

Ok so in my family, us teenagers don’t really go out much. We have friends that we do stuff with, of course, but never anything big. Ever since we were little everyone in the house goes to be early because my parents used...

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ginny_weasley

How can I convince my parents to let me go to events alone?

This Friday there is a Harry Potter themed Yule Ball about an hour from my house. I have several Ball gowns that were passed down from my sisters. They fit, are in great shape, and look gorgeous. The problem is that...

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Anonymous

I feel depressed and lonely... How can I convince myself that I should stay single?

I feel depressed most of the time, and recently I have been taking antidepressants. I still feel better, but that uneasy feeling of loneliness is still there. I just don't get it... Everyone else seems so happy if...

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Anonymous

He always says he thinks I don't love him, but I can't think of another way to convince him that I do. Can someone give me some advice on my boyfriend's behavior?

My boyfriend and I have been together a year now, and recently he has been sending me some very mixed signals. He tells me that he wants to marry me and talks about our future together, and then he has days where he...

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Anonymous

Has anyone heard the law of attraction and can anyone convince me why it is fake?

So basically the law of attraction is that when you think of something and feel it happening and then let it go it happens. I did this with two people. I wanted them to text me and i didn't hear of both in months. out of...

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Anonymous

Will a girl become distant or confused if she likes you, but is involved with someone else ?!

Me and this girl had known each other through friends. Suddenly we became a lot closer but I had to leave for 2 months, we kept in touch regularly texting & online. We flirted & hinted about missing each other and wanting...

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Anonymous

Settle for someone I don't find attractive?

Hi Peeps! I am 30, white male. I have been waiting for the right person my whole life, and saved myself for this person (even though girls have cried in the past). I try to be the best person I can be. I work out at...

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Anonymous

Have you tried to convince yourself something that is important to you is not important to you bc wanting it is humiliating (to you)?

In the context of a relationship. it could be anything. for me its affection. i really want a lot of it-or i think i do. I don't know I've never really allowed myself to be affectionate or to be very receptive to it, so...

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Anonymous

Have you ever lied about your social life just to impress someone?

Do you or have you ever lied or excaguraed about things you are doing or have done just to convince people you have an exciting life? If im just getting to know people and they example akse what i did last weekend or...

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Anonymous

How can I prevent from falling in love with someone?

This is very important to me because it's happening all over again. I've fallen in love with someone else in a similar (very similar) way and I ended up really hurt - in fact it's happened more than once. This is the...

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Erdo313

Why would someone who is attractive or handsome, successful and vibrant turn to the internet to find love?

I am divorced man in my early 40s and have been for the last two years. Now looking. My friends are trying to convince me to try on-line dating sites but I firmly reject this idea and here is why. I have actually...

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valleygirl

Can girl who has just broken up have sex with someone to make forgetting him easier?

I've been with my first and only partner since I was 15years old and now I'm 19years old, we broke up 2days ago because he was abusive, I've been unhappy in the relationship for some time but stayed because probably he's...

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sleepbat

What do you do when you really like someone but they are not right for you?

If you find someone that you really like and want to be with, but you know that they are probably not suitable for a relationship with you, what do you end up doing? Would you avoid it so you don't get hurt, or give it a...

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Anonymous

Is there a chance he will realize we did have something and he will want us together again?

My ex boyfriend and I were together for almost 2 years. We are both 23. He is my 2nd boyfriend and I'm his 1st girlfriend. We were with each other through some stressful times and it did weigh on the relationship, but I...

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Anonymous

Is she trying to be a friend or something else?

Just last week, I attended a post-college graduation classmate meet-up. I managed to meet many of my college friends as well as my college crush. I added my college crush on my Facebook contact list. After adding her,...

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Anonymous

If something is marketed as health food, does that mean it isn't health food?

I surfing the web, and someone mentioned that if something is marketed as health food then you should avoid it. They went on to say that real health food doesn't need to be marketed as health food. We already know things...

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Anonymous

Why does he say this? Someone please help?

My ex bf "assumed" i betrayed his trust and will not change that.. i told him I've never meant to hurt you on purpose and understand if your scared to get close. I've apologized many times because i was judged for...

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whatsername

Is she anorexic or is it something else?

I'm asking this question because my friend is starting to worry me. I think she is anorexic but she doesn't really fit  the description. When her grandpa died a year or two ago she gained like 30lbs, and then the weight...

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UnlovedWife

Husband never takes my side, what can I do to convince him to put his wife and marriage first?

So we have been married for 5 years now and my husband never seems to take my side. If there is a dispute between me and someone else he will pick their side, even if I am in the right. He also tends to think I am...

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teawrecks

Would you platonically hang out with someone you almost hooked up with?

And they're a stranger so it's not like you were friends beforehand. told a guy I can't hook up anymore because I have a thing with someone... and he keeps trying to convince me to hang out as friends. 😑😑 I guess I...

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Anonymous

Should you confess your feelings to someone even if they're in a relationship?

Say for example you have grown close to someone you've known for some time and you feel you have a connection with them. You perhaps have crush feelings or a strong attraction to them. But they are in a relationship....

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ESet20

Girls, how should I convince a girl to date me instead of her boyfriend?

A few weeks ago, I met a girl at work and I felt like I had an immediate connection with her. She is a new hire and during her first week, we had a shift together on Wednesday nights. I started teasing her in a flirty way...

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Anonymous

My friend is trying to convince me that my online boyfriend of 2 years is a fake

i recently just told my best friend that I have been dating a guy online for the past two years. when I told her that we haven't talked on the phone yet she immediately started to believe that he was a fake and that he...

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PrettyMaMi2

You just found out someone you don't like is doing something illegal, tell or no?

There's this lady that used to live near my bf's mom's apt, and she was always rude and mean to me for YEARS! She did so many things to me that were uncalled for and was so mean when I 1st met her, I even once overheard...

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Anonymous

How do you stop loving someone?

there is this guy that I am in love with and I know he likes me too, but I know we can't be together. Its his final year in university and then he'll be gone. I don't want to let him go, but he's not right for him. how do...

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Anonymous

Convincing someone to come back when you don't love them

My boyfriend and I have been together for two years . I haven't been happy for the past year I don't want to leave him because other girls will get him and he will run back to his ex. I know he still loves her. He...

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pigsnout

How do I get over someone who still likes me?

Several months ago in an English class I took, I got to know a really interesting dude - he was especially great because I never had to explain my jokes to him, even if he wasn't the greatest-looking. After being friends...

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