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I was good friends with a guy who got in with the wrong crowd, started smoking cannabis and wouldn't get a job. Although im not into this stuff, i still used to see him on the odd occasion and text him quite alot. I then started hearing from other people that his mother was accusing me of getting her son into these things, and even told someone that i was 'the local drug dealer'. This really got to me as i am keen on my college work, have 4 A levels, a regular blood donor and a volunteer worker with the samaritans. - do i sound like the local drug dealer to you!? I know that I can ignore this myself and laugh it off, but it is giving me a really bad name in my village... what should i do about it?? thanks!

Asked By: sugar_x - 9/2/2008
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I think you really need to nip this in the bud. You cannot have your reputation put to risk and therefore I would strongly recommend you see the CAB with a view to sending a solicitor's letter to his mother threatening court action for defamation of character... More
Answered By: Caoimhghin - 9/2/2008
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Talk to his mom privatly and tell her how you feel she is probably thinking it is your fault her son is in all of this trouble because she does not want to think that it has anything to do with her parenting skills which it probably does.
Answered By: mypupsmokey - 9/2/2008
 
I suggest you go to the police to complain and also tell your folks and your friend wot she is saying/doing about you!
Answered By: Pig F - 9/2/2008
 
talk to police http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=Ah3zXh7AL13uNsoPkZDmzIsgBgx.;_ylv=3?qid=20080902140531AAuTyYZ
Answered By: Demonic Angel - 9/2/2008
 
tell the dude and ignore them and have nothing to do with them!u leave them alone they will leave u alone!they don't have proof!but anyway stay away from them!:)good luck!!
Answered By: LIBRAGRL!***;))))))) - 9/2/2008
 
The mother my friend is trying to blame someone else for her sons wrong path to life. Mothers never want to blame their kids and she feels better blaming you, from her personal frustration. If her son is a drug addict, that women would be living a nightmare in her own home, and to feel better to the outside world she... More
Answered By: amanda - 9/2/2008
 
I think you should confront his mother and him in a good way and then after that keep away from him you dont need people like that in your life they will only bring you problems on the long run. I know is hard when is a friend but that's not a friend..
Answered By: wendy - 9/2/2008
 
I think you should ask her why she is saying this ... clearly you are not responsible for her sons problems! And then warn your family and friends whats happened so they know not to think anything of it if they hear it.
Answered By: HannahBanana - 9/2/2008
 
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