(Closed) Awkward Facebook Friend Request

posted 6 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

She probably wants to see if you are a threat to her at all. I would say to not accept her friends request unless you want some type of drama in your life.

Post # 4
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Helper bee

Are you FB friends with him?

If he was cheating on her with you, she may have found out (years later) and be trying to put the pieces together.

I would send her a message and say, “I’m sorry, how do I know you?” and see if she has questions for you or something.

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

She may also be one of those people who adds everyone that Facebook suggests.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

i get friend requests from people i don’t know. when i ask them if i know them, they usually say that i was on their recommended friend list… you know on the side where it says ‘people you may know’ because facebook plays ‘six degrees of kevin bacon’ with your profile.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

hmm that is strange… I think the “how do i know you” pm would be best

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Just ignore her fb request and don’t even go down that road seems like trouble

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Sounds like she’s snooping for something – I wouldn’t even give her the opportunity

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2012

do you have your facebook private? if so she is probably trying to creep and wants to be able to stalk your pictures lol

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Heck, I’d just DEEENY! 

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Just deny it.  I can’t see any good coming out of that.

Post # 13
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wow, such negative opinions of this woman!  She probably just added you because you are her husband’s friend, or you have some friends in common.  Don’t deny the request, but don’t accept it either.  That way she can’t try again, and you don’t have to worry about it.  No big deal.  

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

@peachacid:  You’re only supposed to send friend requests to people you know personally.  The OP does not know this woman, and is not friends on FB with her husband.

Per Facebook: Facebook is a place for connecting with friends, family, and other people you know personally. You should send friend requests to people you have a real-life connection to, like your friends, family, coworkers, or classmates. 

Post # 15
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Where does it say she is not his facebook friend?  Everyone jumped very quickly to demonize this woman for something that is probably innocent.  And…I love how you quote facebook’s rules, but let’s be honest…how many people actually follow the rules 100%?  

Post # 16
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Bumble bee

I think regardless of the woman’s motives, it would make for an awkward situation that is best avoided. Just deny the friend request and move forward…no looking back! 🙂

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