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Thursday, April 28, 2005
   
Dear Bubby,

There is this really annoying boy who keeps following me. He is the embodiment of super-geeky... really, he is. At band camp this week, he has constantly been following me. I try to be nice to him, just so I don't hurt his feelings or anything, but it's really beginning to take its toll on me.

He is one year younger, and not exactly the type of person that is a blast to be around... an annoyance, rather. To boot, I am not the only one he follows and has followed around, so it's not like it's a new habit for him.

Please help me Bubby! I don't want to have a "stalker" during the school year!!!!!

From,
The "Stalked"



Dear Being Stalked,

I can understand how you feel having someone hanging around and unwanted. I think you ought to tell him that he is not your type and he is too young so "Just get lost."

You have more important work and interests and cannot be hanging out with him. He probably has no friends of his own and thinks by his actions he will gain friends. That is all wrong and you should tell him that.

Try to be as kind as possible when you tell him that but make sure he understands - he is no friend of yours -- so don't hang around.

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