Open Thread: What’s Your Least Favorite Part of Freelancing?

Okay, so we’re all freelancers here — let’s talk frankly. Freelancing may be one of the better things in life, but it sure isn’t perfect. In fact, some parts of freelancing just plain suck.

Come on, admit it. People asking you to work at all hours of the day? Collecting payment from clients? Dealing with someone who hires you and then forces you to do it their way? Keeping the books and filing taxes? Constantly trying to find new jobs and more work?

Miraculously accomplishing all of the above, while supporting your family, and still being treated with less respect than someone who has a job?

So, I pose the following question:

What’s your least favorite part of freelancing — and how do you deal with it?