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What to do with questions about "getting around" peoples' boundaries / autonomy

Sparked by this question: https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/questions/1537/how-can-i-tactfully-ask-if-someone-is-expecting-or-not Since it's a well known faux pas to ask, I'd like to find a ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Questions

What is the Sandbox? This "Sandbox" is a place where InterpersonalSkills.SE users can get feedback on prospective questions they wish to post. This is useful because writing a clear and ...
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What do we do with questions involving the use of substances?

I'm asking about this question, where using drugs is the main goal of the OP. My opinion has already been done long time ago: drugs are bad. But this is a personal opinion, and not the point. What I ...
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Closure of question on people who work too slowly

This comment stated: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because we cannot advise anyone on how to get someone to do something. But I've since rewritten it to fit this site. If there is ...
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Where does manipulation tie into Interpersonal Theories and what to do about it?

Context In my recent question, there was a surprising number of users insinuating that because the question was about the use of an Interpersonal Theory, it was inherently manipulative. This is a ...
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Acceptability of "How can I convince" questions

This has been previously admitted questions of the kind "How can I convince someone to X" are, for some, on topic for this site (1, 2) and we can find example on this stack such as this one ...
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Reworking the help/on-topic page

A while back, we discussed How to encourage questions to actually focus on the 'interacting' part of Interpersonal Skills. My answer there proposed editing the help/on-topic page to be clearer, and ...
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Do we need to re-write "How can I get X to do Y" questions?

This was primarily spurred by yesterdays question of: How can I get my sister to stop asking me to help her smoke? I think the title (and problem statement) is problematic here, for two reasons: It ...
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Why does this question involve interpersonal skills?

Both of my girlfriends want a conventional monogamous marriage It took me some time to figure out what Interpersonal Skills are, and I'm still not very sure I really know it now. IPS seems to be ...
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What are the things I can ask in IPS? [duplicate]

I’m asking this question because, I have plenty of questions, such as: How do I know if he did… It is possible to gain the skill to get whatever you want from others, no matter who he or she is? And ...
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