> You should have slammed him..
> if there's one thing i learned about growing up, its to
> never ever let anyone push you around..
> retaliate with brute force.. ok it might get you suspended
> but in the end you'l be happy you did..
I must agree.
Unfortuanately, people like that just don't get the message unless you make it both obvious and painful.
Overprotection only stunts the will to be independent.