Hi, Captain Awkward: I used to have a really hard time using my words, but therapy is awesome and now I will totally tell people, in words, when what they are doing really needs to stop. I'm stuck, though, on how to respond to people who repeatedly ignore my words when I use them. Example, … Continue reading #270: I’m using my words, but the other people aren’t listening. What now?
Hello, lovely commenters! I have a lot of actual (paid!) work to do, so I'm turning this question over to you since as a bunch you all seem GREAT at standing up for yourselves. Like the questioner, I had to learn to have boundaries from scratch as an adult and I was afraid for a … Continue reading Reader question #68: Mama Bear vs. Wimpy Kid