To ignore the mum I nuzzled?
AnotherEffingOrangeRevel · 08/07/2017 08:43
Kids assembly. There with my DP. Looking for my daughter, not concentrating, "nuzzled" a mum who, from the back, out the corner of my eye, l must have thought was DP. "Ahh, look at them all" I drawled in her ear, hand on her waist .
Anyway, she turned slightly, looking horrified, backed away. I said nothing. Now she looks terrified in the playground. Should I just say to her "look, I'm sorry, you just looked like my (male, very hairy) DP from the back"??
CluelessMummy · 08/07/2017 08:49
No, no, no, the true British way is to pretend it never happened. It will be even more awkward to bring it up!
If it makes you feel any better, at an antenatal class another mum came up behind DH and, thinking he was her own DP, pinched him on the bum and asked him whether he could make her a cup of tea. These things happen! And yes he made her a cup of tea.
Whatthefucknameisntalreadytake · 08/07/2017 09:33
I've done this three times at parties, gone up to men who I thought were my DP and nuzzled them from behind. Every time I have acknowledged it immediately by leaping in horror and shouting 'sorry I thought you were Bob', which I think helped to diffuse the situation. On two occasions the actual Bob was watching in amusement as I nuzzled the stranger.
Given that you didn't acknowledge it immediately I think you have no choice but to never speak to her again.
VeryIdentifyingTatt · 08/07/2017 09:50
My dad did this to a customer at the supermarket he worked in... He thought she was my mom come to do some shopping before she picked him up 😂 he leapt back with an apology and repeatedly said "I thought you were my wife" but she never came in again.
I agree with PP soon as you didn't acknowledge what happened at the time you need to never speak to her again. Could your kids move school so you don't have to see her? Surely that's the British thing to do.
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