4) They may not realize they are impinging on you. This may seem hard to believe, but when people are wanting to feel important, are having a bad day, or acting unconsciously, they may wonder why you seem so crabby! Gently point out how what they are doing affects you.
5) You must want to get along with the more than to engage in drama. Stay true to where you want the relationship to look like. Chances are good that they will be won over. Being kind is often the fastest way to end a drama.
6) Is an unhealthy dependency part of the problem? Dependency kills respect. When you let yourself be dependent, or another person encourages you to take care of them without mutually agreed-upon reciprocity, resentment easily finds its way into a relationship.