Dear Carol

How to deal with a guy spreading untrue rumors


 
A totally untrue, nasty rumor is going around about me and a guy I hardly know and don’t like. I’m really upset.
 

Dear Rumor,

I understand you’re upset. But, believe me, the rumor will fade as fast as it started, especially since it’s not true and involves a guy you don’t even hang out with. Serious people don’t take rumors seriously. If you can’t ignore the rumor while it evaporates, ask your best buds to help defend your reputation. But be warned—this sometimes keeps gossipers gabbing even longer. For now, hold your head high and be seen in a positive light—perhaps on stage, in class or on the field. Don’t let a stupid rumor squash your confidence.
 
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BY CAROL WESTON ON 12/21/2011 12:00:00 PM

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