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10 Apr 2006

had to say no this time
I recently said no to my mother as one of her friends who I do not like has been bothering her about coming round to visit me at home as she wants to see my baby again. I find this odd as this woman is not my friend and I find her to be a bit of a loud and shallow person that dominates every conversation. I only agreed to have this woman at my babyshower, wedding and kitchen tea to please my mother and I have decided enough is enough. This woman has seen the baby once as I agreed to meet up with them for coffee but I don’t want her coming round to my house. I know it may seem petty but I don’t want to this woman involved with my family, she strikes me as a pushy social climber. Why can’t some people take the hint?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

There is surely no reason at all why a friend of your mom's, who is NOT a friend of yours, should visit you or take any particular interest in your baby. Simply talk calmly to your mom, and explain that while you tolerated this woman at the shower and wedding, you don't like the woman and do not want her to visit you. Your mother ought to udnerstand this. R3emind her that this is YOUr house, YOUR home and YOUR baby, and your privacy must be respected rather than the idle curiosity of this other woman. That sort of person pushes up the social tree exactly because they are insensitive and never take hints
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