(Closed) If a guy says this to you what do you think?

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Post # 3
12247 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

DEFINITELY way inappropriate!

Post # 4
8041 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Yup, not appropriate. But hey… looks like you’ve still got it lol. I’d take it as a compliment and make sure I’m always on guard around this guy. He’s probably just flirting, though.

Post # 5
3774 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@dannielle89:  You know when Lady Astor told Winston Churchill, “Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink” and he responded, “Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it.”?


I would have responded something to that effect, “If you were my husband, I’d probably need to spend more time away from home.” 

Post # 7
4682 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

@s2bmrscook:  LOL!


I would not have been all that offended.

Post # 8
11233 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

@s2bmrscook:  LOL

I don’t know, it sounds like a compliment to me. Like, you’re attractice and he’d want to show you off. 

Post # 9
2831 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Ya it’s a little inappropriate; nothing to get crazy about though. Just be happy that you got hit on LOL… You and Darling Husband should have a little laugh over it 🙂 I always think it’s pretty funny when Fiance tells me he got hit on LOL.

Post # 10
9681 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

@canarydiamond:  +1. I’m sure he’s already forgotten about it and was just being nice. I wouldn’t dwell on it. I don’t know what industry you’re in, OP, but men in my industry say stuff like that (and worse) to me all the time. It really doesn’t bother me and we all know how far taking it to HR will get you.

Post # 12
451 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

i wouldnt have been offended.i would have taken it as a compliment…long as it didnt go any farther

Post # 13
4431 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

i think you’re thinking way too into it. seems harmless and like a compliment to me.

Post # 14
2037 posts
Buzzing bee

@vorpalette:  +1

I think he was complimenting you….and maybe trying to see if that would ‘open’ the conversation to see if you are really happy being a homebody or not.  Would have been easy for you to say ‘Yes my hubby’s the homebody I wish he would take me out!’.  Good thing you didn’t say that Smile

I go out a lot with my Boyfriend or Best Friend, and guys offer to buy drinks all the time.  I always say the same thing-My Boyfriend or Best Friend is getting them tonight.  They usually respond ‘Can’t blame a guy for trying’.  Of course I’m not married–but it’s a compliment none the less.  As long has your client dropped it at that, I think it was all in good (tipsy) fun!

Post # 15
2602 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Dude was hitting on you. Be careful around him; he’s looking for an opening.

Post # 16
1010 posts
Bumble bee

@dannielle89:  I think it was inappropriate. He was hitting on you and while that sometimes can be a compliment, he was doing it by putting your husband down. You said you were BOTH homebodies and this guy twists it into “my husband doesn’t ever take me out” which is not what you said or meant.

I hate when men try to pull that “I could treat you better” shit.

I once dated a guy (during a breif period that SO and I were broken up – it was very emotional and we were still very much in love) and this guy opened the car door for me. I said thanks and he said “I bet your old boyfriend never did that for you!”…I said yes actually he did, all the time, and he didn’t make a big deal of it.

Geez, if you’re going to make a nice gesture for a lady just do it without proclaiming how great you are afterwards.

Sorry, mini-rant lol

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