Yesterday was Easter. I cooked and prepped for two days. My DDIL is pagan and my son goes that route as well. Generally speaking, We have silent prayer at the table and the religious aspects of the day is not present during the 3 or so hours during the day. In otherwords we make our meal time all friendly.
The first thing out of her mouth was happy zombie Jesus day.
I just looked at her a moment and then greated my DGD. She went on about how I didn't think it was fun and I finally said that no it was not funny.
Though it annoyed me, I did not let it affect my day.
She is 24 and knows very well what she was doing.
Here is my question.
At this moment in time, I am thinking that I should, simply not invite them to any family dinners on religious days and that will just avoid a reoccurance. That doesn't feel right either.
So, if it were you, what would you do?
Asked by Anonymous at 1:20 PM on Apr. 1, 2013 in Religion & Beliefs
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Answer by baconbits at 1:24 PM on Apr. 1, 2013
She is an immature (for 24 years old) disrespectful ass. But to keep the peace & also since she is already a jerk & you can't get through to a jerk, I would nicely say prior to the next Holiday event, "I know you are not comfortable with my religion & I don't want you to be offended or uncomfortable in any way so if you would like to stay home & not partake in my Traditions then I totally understand. It must be hard for you to feel a part of it so I wouldn't want to hurt your feelings in any way, so have a great day!"
Maybe she will realize that her behavior is unacceptable. This way you are telling her if you have to be an ass then stay home.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:30 PM on Apr. 1, 2013
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