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AIBU - to not want to go to colleague's leaving do?

(9 Posts)
mum2niamh Sat 25-Oct-08 18:52:50

bit of background:

colleague has been in company a year,I was on maternity leave for more than half of that, so whilst she is a realy nice girl and we are the same age, I dont feel I know her as well as the others do.

now she's leaving and there's a night out at a local resturant but i dont fancy going!

its an expensive resturant, indian which i hate so i dont want to pay lots of money for a meal i wont even enjoy, plus there's the babysitting issue - dh has a business trip away.

so AIBU? everyone else is going i think...

flibertyplus2 Sat 25-Oct-08 18:54:40

No YANBU

Cupofteaplease Sat 25-Oct-08 18:55:45

I would go personally, simply because it's a night out with your other colleagues who I presume you DO like?

That said, I didn't go to my staff Christmas do last year because I just didn't fancy it! It's up to you!

kslatts Sat 25-Oct-08 18:56:49

YANBU - I often don't go to leaving do's.

pinkspottywellies Sat 25-Oct-08 18:59:56

I wouldn't go. Just say dh is away can't get a babysitter and wish her well.

Ronaldinhio Sat 25-Oct-08 19:11:12

Nah, I never go to leaving dos as I'd rather hang with the living and not with the dead and they are always faux sad

YANBU

pamelat Sat 25-Oct-08 19:16:46

Just don't go. It shouldn't be an issue.

MadamDeathstare Sat 25-Oct-08 19:24:48

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

mynameisluka Sat 25-Oct-08 19:32:03

Don't go. Just wish her well.

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