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Did I to the right thing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eugene Oct 25, 2012. 8 Replies

My best friend just got engaged a few months ago, and of course I'm happy for him. Like other posters and their past experiences, I've already started hanging out less and less, which I understand…Continue

 

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Feb 9, 2013
Aaron Patterson replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"That's a bit simplistic, Rick. Yes, while the more people you meet, the more chance you'll find a guy who can or will be great friends, just being "social" doesn't mean you're friends with someone. See other posts in…"
Nov 9, 2012
Aaron Patterson replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Hey, I know how you feel, man. I think talking to other guys, especially those we consider our friends, how much they mean to us is something that we're scared of doing, for all the reasons that other people have said. But I think it's…"
Nov 9, 2012
Eugene replied to Aaron Patterson's discussion Did I to the right thing?
"Agree with all the replies above. It's not a right or wrong issue. It's very nice of you but not necessary. However, you'll definitely score points with the girl. She'll definitely appreciate his fiance having thoughtful friends…"
Oct 25, 2012
Dennis Kennedy replied to Aaron Patterson's discussion Did I to the right thing?
"I agree with you. If an event must be called off because of an un-expected circumstances it is up to the person who's been affected by those un-expected circumstances.   @James -- Will is right as well. This isn't an issue of right or…"
Oct 25, 2012
Portnoy replied to Aaron Patterson's discussion Did I to the right thing?
"It was up to him to break the plans, not you. It would be up to you to be understanding of his need to break the plans."
Oct 25, 2012
Eugene replied to Aaron Patterson's discussion Did I to the right thing?
"Actually, James, can you be more specific? Like Rockeman said, it depends. If he said it was fine for you to hang out, and you offered -- that's extremely generous of you and that makes you a wonderful friend. My two cents."
Oct 25, 2012
Sir replied to Aaron Patterson's discussion Did I to the right thing?
"I'm not sure this is a right or wrong issue.  But if you want to stay connected, why not try to reschedule?"
Oct 25, 2012
Eugene replied to Aaron Patterson's discussion Did I to the right thing?
"Hi there, I recently made a post awhile back, about how my best friend recently just got engaged too. I see where you're coming from. If I were you, I would have loved to hang out with him, but I also understand that he has other priorities. I…"
Oct 25, 2012
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Did I to the right thing?

My best friend just got engaged a few months ago, and of course I'm happy for him. Like other posters and their past experiences, I've already started hanging out less and less, which I understand and am okay with.We had planned to do something, just us two guys, this weekend. But his fiance's brother (i.e., his future brother-in-law) is coming over from across the country to stay with his sister. Even though my friend and I had something planned, I told him that he should spend more time with…See More
Oct 25, 2012
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