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In which the Party Planning Committee consists of one exhausted pregnant lady trying to please everyone.
It is okay to enjoy slightly different vacationing rules than other people.
To avoid the trap of trying to satisfy a group member who can never be satisfied, think about what you owe everybody else.
Maybe your avoidant parent will be so avoidant that he'll do what you want in order to avoid conflict.
Somebody typed it into a search engine and ended up here. Challenge accepted!
Are you overreacting or are you just reacting to evidence of observed behavior and patterns?
"Oh, we just tell people my partner is dying for funsies, that way we can hear all about yoga, religion, and diets in excruciating detail, I love getting medical advice from non-doctors!"
If someone averages 36 hours between responses, what happens if you assume that their response time will be 36 hours?
Your partner's ex, your partner's friend group, your partner's life choices are your partner's job to manage.