Nicholas
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  • Pittsburgh, PA
My son wants to bring a present to a birthday party where "no presents" was specified on the invitation
6 votes

Many other answers focus upon the assumption that the "no gifts" rule is to prevent public competition. However, I would ask the parents directly and explain the situation. There could be other ...

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Should I expect my 20 year old son to get a job while at University?
2 votes

He is over two years into adulthood and, unless we are missing information, fully capable of supporting his own basic needs if necessary. Many college students work part (or even full) time to put ...

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How to deal with a teenager who wants his parents to buy him everything his friends have?
2 votes

I think many answers here are good, but take a different approach than I would. They all presume that spending money to impress girls or fit in is necessarily, and fundamentally, wrong, and there are ...

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