My mother bought my soon to be 6 year old a swimming pool. It's one of those big 400 dollar ones you see at Walmart. It apparently shipped today even though I've told her not to get it.
I think I have valid reasons. To begin with liability. My neighbors little boys sneak out all the time and comes over without anyone knowing. I'm scared they will drown.
Secondly, we do not have anywhere to put it except in the back yard where we park and it's all dirt and shade. And lastly, we are under water restrictions therefore it's illegal to fill it up right now. Our drought is so bad I doubt our restrictions will be lifted at all this year.
I'm sure it will piss her off, but I want to return it. How would you handle it?
Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:21 PM on Apr. 22, 2013
Yes, it's my mother and she will be offended.
As offended as you are by her not listening to your wishes and doing as she pleases anyhow? If my mother did that and my kids got wind of me returning a gift like that they would be super pissed at me. She is doing something that is making you the bad guy for not allowing your child to accept the gift. You should be equally offended. JMO.
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