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Escape Bully at Work

Q: Hi Allana, I am a 37 year old male and I work with someone who is infuriating on a regular basis. We’re equals, yet he feels the need to constantly speak to me in this awful, condescending manner. He tells me he hates how I answer the phone. He repeats things several times as I am too dumb to understand it. And on more than one occasion he has asked me why they even hired me in the first place. I have been dealing with this for almost a year and I’m about to snap. How do I keep from decking this one guy one day?

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Tired of Babying My Husband

Q: My husband knows very little about woman.  Actually he knows nothing about women.  His father wasn’t present and he has only had one other girlfriend.  This constantly creates a huge issue in terms of our communication.  He doesn’t seem to be able to read me or my mood.  He doesn’t know how to make me feel like a woman: special, unique, a priority.  I don’t expect him to read my mind but I don’t feel like constantly telling him what’s going on or what he needs to do.  I’m babying him.

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