Anything from, "I don't have any money because I spent it all on presents for your children, and now I can't afford to go out to eat for my sister's birthday," with the expectation of you paying for the meal--to, "I'm sick, and this is the only thing I ever ask you for, and it might be the last year I get to do this."
This would be something that happens all the time, not just once in a while when the person wants something really badly. Would you give in to save a fight? Would you give in for a while until you got tired of it? Would it matter whether it was a frivolous request or something serious? Would it matter what was being used to guilt you (i.e., spending money on unrequested presents versus a life-threatening illness)? How would you turn the person down if you decided not to give in?
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