I would highly suggest reilley1, or anyone for that matter, read "How to win friends and influence people" by Dale Carnegie.
I guarantee it will change your life for the better and teach you how to treat people and get what you want without all the drama he currently brings.
Just a sampling;
Fundamental Techniques in Handling People
Don't criticize, condemn or complain.
Give honest and sincere appreciation.
Arouse in the other person an eager want.
Six Ways to Make People Like You
Become genuinely interested in other people.
Remember that a man's Name is to him the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.
Talk in the terms of the other man's interest.
Make the other person feel important and do it sincerely.
Twelve Ways to Win People to Your Way of Thinking
Show respect for the other person's opinions. Never tell someone they are wrong.
If you're wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically.
Begin in a friendly way.
Start with questions the other person will answer yes to.
Let the other person do the talking.
Let the other person feel the idea is his/hers.
Try honestly to see things from the other person's point of view.
Sympathize with the other person.
Appeal to noble motives.
Dramatize your ideas.
Throw down a challenge.
Be a Leader: How to Change People Without Giving Offense or Arousing Resentment
Begin with praise and honest appreciation.
Call attention to other people's mistakes indirectly.
Talk about your own mistakes first.
Ask questions instead of directly giving orders.
Let the other person save face.
Praise every improvement.
Give them a fine reputation to live up to.
Encourage them by making their faults seem easy to correct.
Make the other person happy about doing what you suggest.
The last two sections were included in the original 1936 edition but omitted from the revised 1981 edition.
Letters That Produced Miraculous Results
Eight Rules For Making your Home Life Happier
Don't try to make your partner over.
Give honest appreciation.
Pay little attentions.
Read a good book on the sexual side of marriage.
Listen carefully to what your partner says and make him/her feel important about what he/she says