My mother-in-law started getting very adamant that it would be stupid for both of them to do it because they both have the same ancestry so there’s no reason not to just have one of them do it.
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Dear Carolyn: I’m terrified about my boyfriend’s hobby: riding motorcycles.
We’ve been together two years and in that time he has crashed twice, the last time totaling his bike. Dear Carolyn: I was in a long-term relationship that ended about six months ago, so I haven’t dated in nearly a decade.
So yes, I can imagine that some family members would assume that you have generously donated these reunion keepsakes.And so the woman who invited you to the graduation party for the child you’d never met just has a list of people she works from.She throws her invitations into the air, hoping for a 30 percent acceptance rate.If some offer or insist on paying, it would be generous of you to donate that money to offset some other reunion costs.DEAR AMY: “Disapproving Wife” didn’t like the fact that her husband was giving a local homeless man (who claimed to be dying) a beer every day. You can also follow her on Twitter @askingamy or “like” her on Facebook.I look at it as a money grab and plan to decline the invite. But then I remember that people have the right to ask anything of anyone. What you shouldn’t do is resent the inclusion, especially if the person offering it doesn’t know that you don’t want to be included.When it comes to sales parties, you respond with a simple, “Please take me off your invitation list.” My theory is that the sort of people who engage in sales parties (women, mostly), are also social self-starters who constantly connect without regard to the nuance of any given situation.Dear Carolyn: The behavior of a person who I considered to be my closest friend changed — irritable, sarcastic, snippy and mean, mostly to me but also to my partner. When I finally brought it up, this person told me it was my fault.I had become “negative,” it was intolerable and a “vacation” from the friendship was required.I stopped going to these parties and have grown to resent these invitations. It’s a reminder that these people have never bothered to extend an invitation for lunch or coffee, but always remember me when they want people with money to come to their parties.I was just invited to a graduation party for a child I’ve never met, thrown by a woman who has never invited me anywhere else except to these “buy” parties. Speaking as someone who receives countless “invitations” to donate my time and (various) talents to individuals or causes, I well understand the annoyance of feeling forced to respond to an invitation that is actually a transaction.