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AIBU?

to ask you Am I Being Sensitive?

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Strugglingtodomybest · 18/10/2018 10:51

Yes, I know this is pretty petty and insignificant, but my mum and has just some into the room where my dad and me are and offered to make my dad a cup of coffee but not me. I said to my dad, 'no, it's ok mum, I didn't want one' and he's told me not to be so sensitive (by which he means over-sensitive).

Is it being over sensitive to think it's weird to offer to make one person in the room a drink and not to offer the other?

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Aquamarine1029 · 18/10/2018 10:53

I think it's very rude, and it boggles my mind as to why she wouldn't offer you a cup as well. It's just common courtesy.

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GreenLantern53 · 18/10/2018 10:55

you sound like hard work.

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Cabochard · 18/10/2018 11:09

you sound like hard work
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How the hell did you ascertain that?

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Spankyoumuchly · 18/10/2018 11:10

She sounds weird. Is she cross with you about something? Does she want you to leave? I think it's rude of her.

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Stompythedinosaur · 18/10/2018 11:13

Yes I think that's weird and rude.

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Strugglingtodomybest · 18/10/2018 11:37

Thanks for the replies!

Is she cross with you about something?

No, she's like this all the time. And in actual fact, things have moved on since I posted. She's just come in and made me apologise to my dad for upsetting him by saying what I did.

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GreenLantern53 · 18/10/2018 11:41

being upset about someone not asking if you want a drink, yep hard work.

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Elasticity · 18/10/2018 11:43

Whats the background, are you living with them (rent free for example)? Just visiting (unexpected or planned)?
Could be some underlying resentment

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RTFT · 18/10/2018 11:47

I've read the post a few times and I still can't see where OP said she was upset about this?

She asked if she was over-sensitive as implied by her dad, she wasn't, her parents sound extremely rude.

I'd be a bit meh too if I wasn't offered a drink in that situation

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IHaveAFanjo · 18/10/2018 11:55

It's rude, and weird.

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Strugglingtodomybest · 18/10/2018 12:53

Whats the background, are you living with tqhem (rent free for example)? Just visiting (unexpected or planned)?

I work with my dad out of his home office.

The obvious answer is for me to work from home from now on I think.

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