Why am I surrounded by people who have to be...

dianaross77

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Right?! All the time. Even if no one is arguing with them. Ugh.

Keep in mind, I never said anything to indicate I was upset about this. Nor did I place blame. All I said was I didn't think it was a coincidence that both our 4 year old's got sick within 24 hours of eachother.

My friend keeps texting me, insisting that her son didn't get all of us sick when he had a sleepover here. She says the kids don't have the same illness because her son's only symptom was a fever and my kids don't have one. Eventhough I told her at least three different times that he was sneezing and had a runny nose while he was here. She told me he had boogers, as if after almost 10 years of being a parent and over 30 of being a human, I don't know the difference. "Maybe it's allergies, or maybe your house isn't as dry as mine." It's just so frustrating. It's been 4 days of this. Enough already. They're sick. Germs are everywhere. I don't care where they came from. Just let it go!

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DuckLady

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I told someone just the other day that we needed to drop the whole issue because arguing wasn't going to make him any less wrong in the end.
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easttxchick

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You may be no help, but you're absolutely right.
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Guess that's no help either, is it?
 

dianaross77

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You guys are funny! Thanks, I needed the laugh. It doesn't usually bother me. I'm used to never being "right". I'm usually satisfied in my mind knowing that I am and don't care that they think they are. I was thinking she was feeling guilty,too.
 

cparian

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I think she's just trying to convince herself & you that she's not a bad mother for sending her clearly sick child to a sleepover instead of keeping him home like she should have.
 

dianaross77

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Well, in her defense, he didn't seem sick until later. But I do think she is trying to convince someone it's not her fault. Whoever that is...
 

WoodlandWoman

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This thread isn't what I expected. My two guesses before I clicked on it were -

... so annoying.

... so stupid.

I didn't think of right, but it's such an obvious choice, I don't know how I missed it!

I hope you all feel better soon.
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