Dating my deceased wifes sister
(I know smoking isn't good for me and I have tried to quit several times. It's like he gave them to me so I could ration them to him.One day I will, but not just yet.) Bob has been bumming cigarettes from me two to three times a day, five days a week, since I started here over a year ago. My problem is, Bob is the vice president of the company, and I'm the receptionist. How can I respectfully tell him I can no longer afford his habit and mine, and that he should support his own habit?Do you eat a lot of takeout food and pre-prepared meals? Many women still harbor the childish wish to be taken care of.The wish to be taken care of is natural, we’ve all had it at one time or another. Remember the old metal table I had my eye on in my husband's junk pile awhile back? Not only has he masterfully restored it to a beautiful new desk, but he's also masterfully restored an old barn on our property into a quiet space for me to write and practice yoga.
Then reality kicks in and we remind ourselves that we’re adults and take care of business.
I was also told to look at the marriages of these women.
When I did, I realized that they were unhappy in their unions and probably don't want anyone else to be happy. -- OUTCAST IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR OUTCAST: You have had more than four years to grieve your late wife's illness and death. There's a story in the book of Genesis about a man named Lot, whose wife looked back during the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and was turned into a pillar of salt.
Because you feel that refusing to be your boss' supplier could jeopardize your job, the safest way to handle this would be for you to quit smoking Talk to your doctor (who will be thrilled, I'm sure) about a nicotine withdrawal system to help ease you through the withdrawal. VP asks to bum his next cigarette, give him a smile along with the good news that you're kicking your addiction and suggest he join you.
You’ve used logic, reason, ultimatums, bargaining and begging to no avail.