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Hello, and I am sorry to hear that you are having such aggravation with your tenant.
As long as the text is a "friendly reminder" that the rent is due, it is not harassment. Just do not say anything derogatory abou the tenant or insult them in any way, and you are fine. A polite reminder is not harassment.
You are completely within your rights to hire a property manager to handle all of this for you, and under the circumstances, it would serve you well, given your level of stress and the difficulty of dealing with this particular tenant. Generally, the property manager will charge you 15% of the rent, likely with a 12 month minimum commitment, for managing the property. Here, it would be worth it.
Please rate 4 or 5 and close out the question. Good luck to you. I wish you all the best.