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Subject:  Re: People issues, codependency, etc. Date:  1/22/2014  1:45 PM
Author:  freeBunny Number:  14975 of 15019

Emotionally, I know I should be able to communicate with him, or at least modify my behavior and responses directly so I don't get to the point that I feel used and abused.

Yes, this makes sense. And yes, it is hard to set boundaries with interesting but needy people.
Maybe explaining that you "have to be [somewhere] in a few minutes" would help? or other phrases you could memorize ahead of time?
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