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would you have been offended

okay my son and I met a woman and her son at a mommy and me group she is quite a bit older than me but we get along so do the kids and she invited us to a festival and then she was like its four dollars do you even have four dollars? i was a little offended my husband makes GREAT money! would you have been offended

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yoshiwife

Asked by yoshiwife at 5:25 PM on Oct. 28, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • "Do you even have $4?" !!!! Yes this is insulting. I think I would have asked what she meant.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 5:28 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • I just told her today my husbands job is a systyems admin for a japanese television company
    yoshiwife

    Answer by yoshiwife at 5:30 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • i would of been offended
    SPC.armywife

    Answer by SPC.armywife at 5:33 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Thats weird, I would have asked her if she needed you to pay her way in. Maybe she didnt have $4! haha!
    momtopreemie521

    Answer by momtopreemie521 at 5:50 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Yes I would be offended!!! That is so rude? I think I would have said something to make her feel stupid. Like momtopreemie521 said.
    scout82

    Answer by scout82 at 5:53 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Yea I probably would have said something like "Yes I do, do you?"
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:12 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Might have done a doubletake or giggled a little but not really something Id be offended by.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 6:26 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Perhaps she meant ON you? Some people don't carry cash, so maybe that was what she was (poorly) trying to ask. Otherwise, that's very rude.
    apexmommy

    Answer by apexmommy at 6:35 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • I would not have been offended. I would have made some joke back like, do you? In a haha way. Even if she was trying to be a little judgemental I would have let it slide. Or perhaps if she views you as a young mom just starting out she may have just stuck her foot in her mouth. You could have always asked her if she could use her senior citizen discount card. I would have said it sweetly with a smile. I'm a little on the quick side of nasty when it comes to come backs. If I want a graceful response I have to think on it. Nasty ones I never have to wait for - just slip on out. Don't stress. Next time just ask her if she needs to borrow any cash.
    frogdawg

    Answer by frogdawg at 6:45 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • I would have said that I even have FIVE dollars. We can get a soft drink too! And then, I would have said I was busy but thanks for the invite.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:16 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

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