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Taking it personally

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Titchyboomboom Fri 01-Mar-13 20:12:07

I hate being a lone worker when I have no colleagues to bounce comments off of. I have just received an odd text from a parent (which I can't post as it would out me) and I think I have offended her. Hate it. Grrrrr

What do you all do to vent, let off steam when you can't tell anyone anything!!

Coconutty Fri 01-Mar-13 20:15:20

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Titchyboomboom Fri 01-Mar-13 20:27:09

Ha ha ha... Ok... Said to mum that her dd was having a day when only mummy would do, and she replied 'She is my little girl after all.'

Doesn't sound like much but by text I wonder if mg text could have offended?

Was after a tearful day with her dd. Probably just knackered and reading too much into it!!

Coconutty Fri 01-Mar-13 20:33:29

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Titchyboomboom Fri 01-Mar-13 20:37:05

Thank you, just what I needed! I actually thought it sounded daft as I was typing it out ...

I think I have wrungoutandtiredafter6kidsallweek syndrome!!

HSMMaCM Fri 01-Mar-13 20:48:27

Try reading her reply in different tones of voice ... angry, happy, sympathetic, etc and choose the one you like best smile

mathanxiety Fri 01-Mar-13 20:50:44

Maybe she was like that as a child? ('She's her mother's daughter')

Titchyboomboom Fri 01-Mar-13 22:17:21

Thanks for the replies smile I did wonder if she meant her dd was like her

Oh, and i like reading it in a slightly confused voice grin

ZuleikaD Sun 03-Mar-13 07:34:48

To me that would translate as ' Thank you for letting me know she's having a rough day, I trust you to take care of her until I can be there for her.'

Lostonthemoors Sun 03-Mar-13 07:47:21

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Titchyboomboom Mon 04-Mar-13 07:05:43

Yes maybe, I didn't think of it like that

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