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b1zzle Mon 28-Jan-19 11:56:09

I had an appointment to go and see a new flat for sale today - mentioned it to a girlfriend (we're both in our 70s) and she said she'd come with me to lend her eyes/ears/opinion. Nothing more was arranged and I'd hoped to be hearing further from her but the appointment's an hour away now and there's still not a word. I've no idea what to do: I don't want to remind her about it as she'd be upset if she's forgotten. I'd rather be upset myself. What to do ...

RosieLeah Mon 28-Jan-19 11:59:40

Do you actually need her opinion? If not, go alone and make your own choice.

glammanana Mon 28-Jan-19 12:02:06

b1zzle Your friend may have just genuinely forgotten can you text her and tell her you will meet her at the flat if she is available,something may have cropped up over the week-end one never knows.

FlexibleFriend Mon 28-Jan-19 12:03:41

I'd say "the viewing is in an hour if you still want to come with me but no problem if you can't make it. Let me know please."

sodapop Mon 28-Jan-19 12:35:15

That sounds just right FlexibleFriend no pressure for either party then.

EllanVannin Mon 28-Jan-19 12:38:34

Sounds about right FF. The sort of thing I'd do then nobody is under any obligation.

PECS Mon 28-Jan-19 12:51:18

Agree with FF suggestion. A gentle prompt is fine.

DanniRae Wed 30-Jan-19 11:50:34

I wouldn't have a problem with getting in touch with her to give her a little reminder. She may be waiting for you to let her know the arrangements. But I would be hurt if I had offered to go with you and you went on your own!
Just realised that this was last Monday so my advice is a little late.
What did you do?

crazyH Wed 30-Jan-19 13:22:48

Did you manage to see the flat? Did you like it ? Did your friend come with you ? You can always ask her to accompany you on your second viewing.