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To have said no?

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Ginmakesitallok Thu 06-Oct-16 20:20:36

My sil asked if I could have her granddaughter for the morning tomorrow. She had agreed to look after her, but she goes into town every Friday with my other sil. She knew I was off work, do asked if I'd have gd for a few hours to allow her to go knto town (Friday town trip is something they do every friday).

I've got some stuff I was going to do tomorrow, but it could wait until Saturday. I told her I had stuff to do. She's taking gd into town with them now.

I feel terribly guilty, wibu? Sil does school run for me a couple of times a week.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Thu 06-Oct-16 20:24:42

Well......if your Sil helps you out on a weekly basis, it might have been nice for you to have returned the favour in this instance?

DerekSprechenZeDick Thu 06-Oct-16 20:24:49

She staking her with her. No issue, you had shit to do

Ginmakesitallok Thu 06-Oct-16 20:27:46

But she shouldn't have agreed to have gd if she couldn't do it? Or (god forbid) she could have given town a miss for one Friday?

PlaymobilPirate Thu 06-Oct-16 20:28:07

Don't be surprised if she's no longer available to do you favours - you can't just take and not give

Ginmakesitallok Thu 06-Oct-16 20:28:40

But yes, it would have been nice of me - that's why I'm feeling guilty. I never say no.

usual Thu 06-Oct-16 20:28:42

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Ginmakesitallok Thu 06-Oct-16 20:29:17

Oh - and we give plenty!

ThroughThickAndThin01 Thu 06-Oct-16 20:30:02

She can do it. She is doing it. It would have been easier for her though if you had helped her a bit.

usual Thu 06-Oct-16 20:31:14

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Leeds2 Thu 06-Oct-16 20:31:35

I don't think YABU, but you might find that she is no longer available to do the school run.

TaterTots Thu 06-Oct-16 20:50:05

I don't get why she said she'd look after her granddaughter if she already had plans.

DixieWishbone Thu 06-Oct-16 20:56:46

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Longlost10 Thu 06-Oct-16 20:59:57

To be honest I prefer to have friends who sometimes say " no , I'd rather not".. I trust them so much more than friends who smile and agree the whole time.

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