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    You only want me for my food!

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    Yes if it's a group thing let it be known... Some people such as myself only like one on one play dates... Im not a hugely social person and am uncomfortable in groups of women. Doesn't mean I don't like those other women in just prefer one on one play dates etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    I let them know and would like the same in return. There are some people that my friends are also friends with that I would much rather fold my washing than make small talk with... And I hate folding washing!
    Man this cracked me up! Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    You only want me for my food!
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    I have never been to or hosted a playdate without everyone knowing who would be there. I'd find it really odd if I went to a friend's house and they had invited another friend there without mentioning it.

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    It depends.

    For my playgroup friends I wouldn't normally say, as there's a group of us who all get on well, and we all kind of assume that others will be there at play dates. We do them several times a week too, so it's all pretty casual.

    For other friends I would normally say, as we don't do play dates as regularly, so it's a bit more of an 'event'.

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    I'd always say who I was inviting. I've been stung once and I was not happy.

    Me and another playgroup mum arranged to go to a farm then the night before when we were talking she just said oh I invited x as well. Now I would never say this to anyone but her son is a horrible boy who constantly punches and pushes my DD and is really mean and naughty but the problem is he never gets in trouble for it!!! So I try to avoid events where he will be.

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    I generally let people know if others are coming except when I forget I have invited someone else...... Which happens too.........


 

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