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Is it normal for close family and friends to withhold information as a means of control.


Etiquette Q: This is something that has bothered me since childhood with my mother and now with my girlfriend. I believe they purposely withhold information as a means of controlling a situation which I think is unfair if it affects everyone. For instance when they invite people over,they will never remotely tell you the exact number of people who are coming. Every time I ask, I get a number like 4 and it turns out it is 20. Is this normal behavior. Also, is it normal for them to ask me to accompany them on 2 errands and we end up doing 10, like my time doesn't matter? Is this normal.

 

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    Cissy1946 17 months ago

    Well if 10 people showed up and you only had food for 4, there'd be a riot...

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