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Struggle to tell friend I don't want to go somewhere new

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Flowerymess · 22/06/2022 16:31

I've got a lot on at the moment...the breakdown of my marriage. My husband is away and my friend is trying to be there for me. She suggested we meet at this place for the kids to play and adults hang out. I just can't bring myself to go somewhere new, after a day of work, with my handful of a toddler, while I'm feeling emotionally all over the place too.

I know I should just be honest but I'm struggling because it feels so vulnerable to say I can't do it. She doesn't know about my ND struggles.


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ofwarren · 22/06/2022 16:42

Imo, I don't think it's unreasonable to give a white lie in your circumstances. Anything that enables you to feel comfortable with saying no.


Flowerymess · 22/06/2022 16:48

Thank you.

I feel it's easier for me to give a reason based on mental health rather than my difficulty going to a new place which is the main reason.

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