Ask Amy: Wife’s risky behavior escalates
He already knew my birthdate and I warned him not to post it.
Was I right?
Dear Private: Yes, you have the right not to provide your personal data and have it posted on the internet. If you don’t want to do this, stay firm.
Dear Amy: “Back Off, Buddy” asked about a friendly but drunk and invasive couple in their local bar. If they set limits on this couple, the staff will help them out.
Bartenders generally keep a good eye on what patrons are doing and saying.
If people are told to back off, politely, as you suggested — but then ignored — most likely the bar staff will have a word with them.
Being friendly with the couple sends the message to the staff that you are OK with their behavior.
Dear Cheers!: This is helpful. Thank you.
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