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  • 08/27/2002
  • WildlandFire.com Team
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Whoa, TazGirl…

My gut instinct, not knowing the guy, would be to say wait for the visit. It sounds to me that you’ve got a good guy who got caught up in the crew social whirl and spaced the call…or considered things pretty well worked out base don your earlier call. I’m not saying he didn’t goof up big; I’m saying it doesn’t sound UTTERLY inexcusable. I wouldn’t kick him to the curb just yet, and I wouldn’t nurse a grudge…but I wouldn’t make any decisions at all until you’re face to face. Conversations without body language get muddled awful fast.

One thing though…I’ve always found it tough to wait for those face-to-faces with an open mind/heart…if you let resentment build up, you won’t be going into your talk with a fair frame of mind, and that’ll just mess everything up. He sounds like he’s more than ready to make big concessions to make the ‘y’all’ work…at least give him a chance to walk the walk if he’s willing to talk the talk.

You’re mad right now (and gawd knows I would be)…but as far as relationship crimes go, in my book this is a pretty little one. Take the time to find out if the tip of an iceberg or just a chunk in the frozen margarita of life.

Nerd on the Fireline

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