A friend of mine invited me and my boyfriend to a party hosted by friend of hers. I didn't know the host. But I assumed my friend had checked with the host and that it was okay that we came along too. On our way there, however, my friend said that she hoped her friend knew we were coming and that he was home. And I thought "what!? Aren't we going to a party?" Of course her friend must be home, right? And then I started questioning if it really was alright that we came along. Turned out the big party I had expected (where I could easily blend in) was just a small gathering with a few close friends.
My friend laughed and joked about it all and called the host to hear if he was in and if it was alright that we came a little early. But before she called him, she said something I though was really wise . . .Read More