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#91 of 94 Old 01-16-2008, 11:15 AM
 
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It would be a better world if people could admit their mistakes and apologize for them. Good for you, it must have been very hard to do.
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Now that he's forgiven you, it's time to forgive yourself.
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LMFAO!!!!! Open mouth insert foot. I'd call and apologize.

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I showed him a picture of my friend, and he was like, WOW yeah I'll go out on a date with her
Sounds like you've made amends, then!

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Good job! End the end, you both handled a difficult situation with grace. Not an easy accomplishment, nowadays...
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I am glad that it went well. I just have to share my foot in mouth story.


I had a moment like this just a few days ago. I went back to my home town for the weekend. My sister is quitting smoking. Her and I used to bulls%^t all the time about people who smoke. Then she started smoking again. Her new years resolution was to quit. It has been VERY hard. She has done great and has not caved in at all.
So this weekend we attended my grandfathers funeral, she had bad PMS AND had just quit smoking.
I said something, can't remember exactly what it was but it wasn't nice. It was something between a lecture and a joke. She just said "don't" So I, like the OP, said something else which only made matters worse. She muttered "don't" again and I can to my senses. I felt like a total piece of crap and fell over myself telling her sorry. I then left the room and cried.
I guess she forgave me because a few minutes later she took me for a cup of coffee.
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