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19 Jul 2006

How to say no without feeling guilty

Hi, I don't have courage to say no help me to say no without feeling guilty my we just arrived in a new suburb and our neighbours are behaving very strange their dogs messes in my yard and barks right in my window the whole night I am too scared to approach them about this, again they are not friendly at all all the neighbours are having an ugly eye towards us, I feel like we did something wrong that we don't know, if you are about to greet they turn their back and leave sometimes they are happy and greets how do you handle this kind of a situation I must avoid them completely or because they are the one having an attitude towards us and sometimes the woman talks to my hubby not me I feel I can sell the house and move somewhere. help me I am about to call the agents
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

I can't imagine why the people in your new suberb would behave oddly towards you. They sounds like a really miserable bunch. When they greet you, greet them back, and see if you can take the opportunity to talk with them a little, and introduce yourself and your family. Is there ANYONE who is friendly enough to talk to, and tell them that you find this odd feeling and don't understand it ? Maybe they can help explain if there is something odd going on in the neighbourhood
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