I would give you free candy so you could keep listening to my bitching.

Quote Originally Posted by substitute
Best thing if you want the dude to STFU is listen to what he says he thinks he should do and say very firmly, "Yes, I think you should do that. I agree, that's a good plan. That's what I'd do. That's what anyone else would do, go ahead and do it."
I agree with substitute. You should at least listen to what he has to say. He trusts your opinions and advice and that's a reason why he's bitching to you- haha.