I dont know what I wold do in a different situation since I don't know all the dynamics.
Ducking my friends question was probably a good strategy.
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The truth may be out there but lies are in your head. Terry Pratchett
I do like (and agree with) the idea of a family dinner together, but this thread keeps making me think of this:
"If you can't annoy somebody with what you write, I think there's little point in writing."-- Kingsley Amis, British novelist, 1971 t .
I agree but daily most cultures do this at 2pm.
We do this for Mothers Day, Birthdays, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Thanksgiving, etc
We eat together just not always dinner and not every night.
Thanks - maybe it's not me. I tried it and got an error - which I would share with you but copy and paste have gone on vacation.