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KitFox

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I Used This One On DH! And It Worked!
« on: September 16, 2009, 09:07:50 AM »
On-going saga of his horrible family is on-going. (My copy of Toxic In-Laws should arrive soon.)

DH: "Dad's taking me to lunch. I told him I'd call and see if you wanted to come."
Me: "Not really. Why would I want to come?"
DH: "So you can see my dad!"
Me: "Why should I visit with your dad? He's horrible to me."
DH: "He's not that bad."
Me: "I think he is. I'm not coming."
DH: Oh....OK...."

Hee! It worked!

FoxPaws

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Re: I Used This One On DH! And It Worked!
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2009, 09:18:12 AM »
Go KitFox!! :) :D ;D 8)

The thing about doing this with people who know the backstory (like your DH) is that it forces them to remember why it is you don't want to do that. Next time, if you really wanted to hit home, you could go into specifics:

DH: "Dad's taking me to lunch. I told him I'd call and see if you wanted to come."
Me: "Not really. Why would I want to come?"
DH: "So you can see my dad!"
Me: "Last time I saw your dad, he said XYZ to my face, and then told everyone else in your family UVW behind my back. Why would I want to subject myself to more of that?"
I am so a lady. And if you say I'm not, I'll slug you. - Cindy Brady

KitFox

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Re: I Used This One On DH! And It Worked!
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2009, 03:20:02 PM »
That's a really good idea. I must remember to do that next time. Thank you!

hobish

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Re: I Used This One On DH! And It Worked!
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2009, 03:21:43 PM »

Go KitFox! That is one of the best applications of that i have seen yet.
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CuriousParty

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Re: I Used This One On DH! And It Worked!
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2009, 05:10:43 PM »
<Stands and applauds loudly>

Excellent job!