- Watch your tone: Be firm but ingratiating.
- It can be painful to be ingratiating — or even civil — to someone who has wronged us, but remember that the ultimate goal here is to retrieve your prized possession. This person has that item, and whether we like or not, they have it, which means you’re asking them for something.
- “The best fighter is never angry.” - Lao Tzu
- This is my <number> request that you return my <object>. I made my first request <in writing/verbally> on <date>, <date>, and <date>.
- As you know, <object> is precious to me because <why you want it/why it is yours>.
- I’m sure you did not intend to borrow it without asking, but regardless of how it came into your possession, I would like it back.
- You can <send it/drop it off/leave it for pickup> - whatever method will increase your chances of returning it.
- Truly, my only interest at this point is to get my <object> back. If we could make that happen, I’m hopeful we could both walk away without more hurt feelings.
How to Approach a Suspected Thief | Crucial Learning
The following article was first published on January 23, 2008. Dear Crucial Skills, Someone stole money from me and I have a hunch it was a roommate. How would you approach this confrontation? Our relationship is neither strong nor bad, just fairly new. I'm not sure how to ask her without making her feel unsafe.
What to Do When Someone Refuses to Return Borrowed Property - FindLaw
Last updated 10/21/2019 What do you do if a person refuses to return your property that you voluntarily lent them? Do you file a police report? What remedies do you have? This article addresses what you can do to get your property back.
I Am the Person That Asks to Borrow Something but Never Returns It
You have your belongings but since I am with you, those belongings are now ours. Hello, my name is Jay and I like to borrow items and never return them. Sometimes I like to think I forget to return them when in reality I wasn't going to return them in the first place.