crying woman dilemma

(121 Posts)
hullabaloo68 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:16:18

This morning I opened the door to a distraught woman. After I'd managed to calm her down a bit it seems her Husband has told her their marriage is over because he is in love with me. This was a bit of a surprise because I don't actually know this man. She wants me to talk to him and tell him I'm not interested. What would you do it feels he's a bit stalkerish and I definitely don't want to be giving him any encouragement by speaking to him. I do really feel for his poor wife

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Noshowlomo Sun 13-Jun-21 22:17:16

What the hell? How does he know who you are?

millenialblush Sun 13-Jun-21 22:17:45

Waaaaay more info needed. How does her husband know you if you dont know him?

sometimescharlottesometimesnot Sun 13-Jun-21 22:18:56

I would ignore them

DeadSouth Sun 13-Jun-21 22:18:59

If you don’t know her or him I’d be checking my home to make sure nothing was taken before believing her story.

Hoppinggreen Sun 13-Jun-21 22:19:13

She sounds nuts and potentially dangerous.
If you see her again cross the road/shut the door and if she harasses you contact the police

GreyhoundG1rl Sun 13-Jun-21 22:19:19

You don't know him but you know he's a bit stalkerish? That's strange.


Inthesameboatatmo Sun 13-Jun-21 22:21:37

Lots more info needed op
But also wtf you poor thing having to deal with that .

Forstarters Sun 13-Jun-21 22:23:08

Lock your door and call the police. Bollocks you feel sorry for a random stranger trying to con you

EineReiseDurchDieZeit Sun 13-Jun-21 22:25:01

Super strange.

She has the wrong house, surely?

If you literally absolutely don't know the guy?

hullabaloo68 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:25:08

I don't know he's stalkerish I meant how he's behaving seems that way. I work in a cafe so I'm assuming he might be a customer

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tensmum1964 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:28:39

Are you sure it isnt mistaken identity on the crying womans part? Sounds extremely odd.

Egeegogxmv Sun 13-Jun-21 22:31:39

Could she be vulnerable or having a mental health issue ?

romdowa Sun 13-Jun-21 22:32:03

Personally I'd stay well out of it , don't make this your problem! Her husband could be deranged , it could be some kind of elaborate scam or the woman herself could be unwell. Either way not your circus , not your monkeys and I wouldn't encourage either of them.

hullabaloo68 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:34:27

I found it extremely odd she knew my name. I definitely didn't let her in it's a concern that she knows where I live I've told my son not to open the door to anyone.

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Gemma2019 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:34:34

Don't ever open the door to people like that! Sounds like a massive scam - there have been a spate of them lately where someone is crying at the door and when the homeowner opens the door one or more men barge inside, attack and rob them.

Summertime21 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:34:37

I would guess mistaken identity or some sort of scam do not let her in your house

Waspsarearseholes Sun 13-Jun-21 22:38:09

I'm sure this very thing happened in something I watched on Netflix fairly recently. I can't remember what it was now.
Clearly this is nothing to do with you, even if it's true.

Mistyplanet Sun 13-Jun-21 22:40:19

Report to the police. I'd expect it was a scam.

Notaroadrunner Sun 13-Jun-21 22:40:42

Don't open the door to her again. Look out the front window if someone knocks. I'd also say it's a scam of some sort and would contact the police to ask if anyone has been scammed in this way locally.

catfunk Sun 13-Jun-21 22:56:23

@Waspsarearseholes behind her eyes wink

hullabaloo68 Sun 13-Jun-21 22:58:46

I've rung 101 to report this they haven't heard of this being a new scam. I've got a ring doorbell ordered. I'll be giving all the male customers at the cafe the beady eye from now on.

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DiscustinHunAmFummin Sun 13-Jun-21 23:00:59

Even if the husband is a customer, how does that mean they know where you live?

knittingaddict Sun 13-Jun-21 23:01:58


partyatthepalace Sun 13-Jun-21 23:02:16


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