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Getting a text message from your client at 1am and freaking out bc you think there's an emergency... Turns out he just wants to say hi.....#femaleproblems

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What a creep.

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First, don't respond to a client who is texting you outside of working hours for non-work related information. Second, inform your project manager of the situation.

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Get an audio recorder, start saving up recordings. In California it is admissible evidence even if you don't tell the other party you are recording them. Screenshot text messages, whole thing, in case it gets weirder or you want a nice new sailboat.

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He's not navigating the gray

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Been there 🙍. It's actually very frustrating and what's worse tricky to deal with...

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"Say hi" at 1 am...he's dreaming about a booty call

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You should charge your time to that. He needs to understand boundaries.

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Yeah that sucks

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