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I live in a condo development in Mashpee. About 4 months ago I started dating a guy I really like…but how our relationship is going isn’t even the point of my email.
There is an older single woman that lives near me and everytime she sees my boyfriends truck outside (which is usually just on the weekends) she rings the doorbell…she says she just wants to say “hi” and get to know him better. It’s crazy! The first time I opened the door because I didn’t know exactly what she wanted.
I’m friendly with her but only in a neighborly way…(like saying “hello” and talking about the weather) so her coming over is ridiculous!
We’ve tried not answering the door but she see’s the TV through the window and just keeps ringing the bell.
What do you suggest I do to get rid of my nosy neighbor?
Janine in Mashpee
My suggestion is simple…the next time you run into her and she brings it up tell her nicely that you like seeing her but that you don’t get to spend that much time with your boyfriend so you need your space. You really don’t even need to give her a detailed explanation because it’s none of her business but if you want to be nice than that’s what I would say.
Keep in short and to the point.
Good luck with your relationship.
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