I have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. My sister and nephew whom I'm very close to live next door. I like to spend time with my parents as they are in their 70's and he don't like me to even spend time with them. He knew when we started dating that I am very close to my family. He is not close to his family.
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You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
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