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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 10:05 PM
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60. i was just giving examples under which i would tell a friend that their choices are stupid/unhealthy
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  -If a friend of yours is going to get married really soon, would you be honest with her? lionesspriyanka  Apr-28-07 08:57 PM   #0 
  - No, I would not.  Nicole   Apr-28-07 09:00 PM   #1 
  - i told my best friend she was being stupid. i was right. but we are still friends.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:01 PM   #2 
     - Well we were younger then.  Nicole   Apr-28-07 09:07 PM   #6 
        - ahh i see. thats kinda funny.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:08 PM   #7 
  - Honesty and friendship go hand in hand, regardless.  flvegan   Apr-28-07 09:02 PM   #3 
  - thanks. i think i will. as i said, we arent very close, if we were i would not hesitiate  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:03 PM   #4 
  - someone needs to break the tie.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:06 PM   #5 
  - I'm staying out of my cousin's upcoming wedding  lizerdbits   Apr-28-07 09:10 PM   #8 
  - both, person she is marrying is a jerk, called her a whore,  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:18 PM   #10 
     - Seems likely to escalate into physical abuse  lizerdbits   Apr-28-07 09:22 PM   #13 
     - The mention of isolating her set off warning bells.  CBHagman   Apr-29-07 09:53 AM   #40 
  - after it was all said and done  dembotoz   Apr-28-07 09:13 PM   #9 
  - well i hinted that this might not maybe be the best time for a wedding  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:19 PM   #11 
     - I was going to tell you not to say anything until I read this...  grace0418   Apr-28-07 11:48 PM   #31 
  - Nope  Generic Brad   Apr-28-07 09:22 PM   #12 
  - nope, far as i know he has not cheated on her. doesnt really seem the type.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:23 PM   #15 
  - if you aren't that close then why do you think it's a mistake?  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-28-07 09:23 PM   #14 
  - well because she talks about it a lot, this is some i see atleast 4 times a week.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:25 PM   #16 
     - well thats not cool of him and she shouldn't let herself be treated like that, i understand  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-28-07 09:31 PM   #19 
  - No. It would make any difference in the outcome anyway.  Lil Missy   Apr-28-07 09:26 PM   #17 
  - its not really presumptious. i hear about their lives everyday.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:27 PM   #18 
  - I wouldn't say anything. No way.  Blue-Jay   Apr-28-07 09:35 PM   #20 
  - excellent point. i had never thought of it this way..  lionesspriyanka   Apr-28-07 09:37 PM   #21 
     - I know that you want to do the best for your friend.  Blue-Jay   Apr-28-07 09:56 PM   #23 
  - Be there for her.  jobycom   Apr-28-07 09:46 PM   #22 
  - After my divorce, SOOOO many people  mycritters2   Apr-28-07 09:59 PM   #24 
  - If you were in "LOVE", you probably wouldn't have listened to them anyway.  Blue-Jay   Apr-28-07 10:01 PM   #25 
     - Maybe. BUt it was frustrating to hear their "I saw that coming"s after the fact. nt  mycritters2   Apr-28-07 10:09 PM   #26 
        - Sure it was frustrating.  Blue-Jay   Apr-28-07 10:15 PM   #27 
           - Look, I hate it when you're right!!  mycritters2   Apr-28-07 10:18 PM   #28 
  - Only if (1) she asked unprompted for my advice and (2) indicated she did ...  struggle4progress   Apr-28-07 10:18 PM   #29 
  - In this situation right now  dropkickpa   Apr-28-07 11:22 PM   #30 
  - I wish someone had talked some sense into my  LibDemAlways   Apr-29-07 01:12 AM   #32 
  - what has left you with the impression they are making a mistake...  bridgit   Apr-29-07 01:16 AM   #33 
  - I dont think your future spouse calling you a whore and alienating you from you friends and relative  lionesspriyanka   Apr-29-07 08:12 AM   #35 
     - in american culture, and perhaps in some neighborhoods even sadder still...  bridgit   Apr-29-07 10:17 AM   #41 
     - I see.  philosophie_en_rose   Apr-30-07 07:18 AM   #65 
  - nope, I would not  Skittles   Apr-29-07 02:01 AM   #34 
  - I would not dare do that.  billyskank   Apr-29-07 08:13 AM   #36 
  - No way. Even in many years from now, if you are still friends I'd keep my mouth shut.  gbate   Apr-29-07 09:26 AM   #37 
  - No -- you might be wrong.  SmokingJacket   Apr-29-07 09:27 AM   #38 
  - depends... if she's being abused, then yes. Otherwise no.  electron_blue   Apr-29-07 09:46 AM   #39 
  - i had a close friend i regretted saying nothing to, many years and a divorce later she wishes  bettyellen   Apr-29-07 10:51 AM   #42 
  - I certainly wouldn't word it like that  skygazer   Apr-29-07 11:14 AM   #43 
  - I wouldn't say anything  bigwillq   Apr-29-07 11:19 AM   #44 
  - I think you should seriously consider it  Book Lover   Apr-29-07 11:50 AM   #45 
  - Reverse the roles  salin   Apr-29-07 12:24 PM   #46 
  - I turned down the invite for my best guy-pal's wedding after...  ThinkBlue1966   Apr-29-07 12:43 PM   #47 
  - why do you think that her marriage is a mistake?  QuestionAll   Apr-29-07 02:36 PM   #48 
  - her fiance called her a whore, she has no close friends left etc  lionesspriyanka   Apr-29-07 08:22 PM   #58 
  - Absolutely not  JulieRB   Apr-29-07 02:38 PM   #49 
  - I Agree with Julie. No Way. and how presumptuous anyway .  GalleryGod   Apr-29-07 05:33 PM   #55 
  - I think I would say something --but do it carefully.  davsand   Apr-29-07 02:56 PM   #50 
  - People  militaryspouse   Apr-29-07 03:12 PM   #51 
  - No way.  JVS   Apr-29-07 03:53 PM   #52 
  - No way...no how...even if I had known her from birth...even if she was  MrsGrumpy   Apr-29-07 05:02 PM   #53 
  - i firmly disagree with you on this one. if she were my friend from birth i would tell her.,  lionesspriyanka   Apr-29-07 07:47 PM   #56 
     - You did not say anything about abuse in the original post. If I knew  MrsGrumpy   Apr-29-07 09:09 PM   #59 
        - i was just giving examples under which i would tell a friend that their choices are stupid/unhealthy  lionesspriyanka   Apr-29-07 10:05 PM   #60 
           - And I was answering. As you stated it in your OP, I wouldn't get involved  MrsGrumpy   Apr-30-07 05:00 AM   #63 
  - It depends on your reasons.  philosophie_en_rose   Apr-29-07 05:29 PM   #54 
  - its the latter.  lionesspriyanka   Apr-29-07 07:48 PM   #57 
  - So six years ago my brother-in-law married the Succubus...  Writer   Apr-29-07 10:16 PM   #61 
  - Do her a favor and tell her. Since she is a relatively new friend, it won't hurt that much if she  Blue State Native   Apr-29-07 10:22 PM   #62 
  - It sounds as though she's already discussing the matter....  Bridget Burke   Apr-30-07 07:03 AM   #64 
  - ALL you can do is say...  zanne   Apr-30-07 07:27 AM   #66 
 

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