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For instance, my brother was “invited” (if you can call it that) to his roommate/“friend’s” wedding, which he would have had to pay $1,200 to attend — in Mexico.My brother was to be one of the “best men” in the wedding, to top it off.
Instead, one uses ‘Sorry, I’m busy that night’ and hope that they get the hint, and the lack of explicit rejection allows the parties to continue interacting in a platonically friendly way.
This isn’t bleak reflection of the state today’s social dynamics, it’s just how it works.
It might not be a satisfying conclusion to the person being rejected, but the alternative that the rejecter faces is facing abuse for their rejection, or a person otherwise persisting in the face of explicit rejection.
Jane Austen would be aghast at the behavior of her gender in the 21st century! Could you be confusing her with Lady Catherine de Bourgh, who allows no room for context when she issues directives?
The Miss Austen that Miss Manners knows is uncannily alert to the subtleties in any social situation.
This is more appropriate where you know the person in real life.
For example a mutual friend or a colleague asking you to coffee or a drink after work.
She gave ample evidence of being familiar with the tendency of eligible ladies to put themselves forward, as well as that of eligible gentlemen to examine the field.
Still, there is a significant difference between an Assembly at Bath and a flier that is advertising goods to the general public.
Online solicitations, where no response need be made if there is no interest, are equivalent to the latter.
Although your tactful wording could serve as a model for rejecting an acquaintance, there is really no charming way, other than silence, to express, “I can’t imagine that it would be worth my while to meet you.” DEAR MISS MANNERS: I can’t wrap my mind around those who find it acceptable to attempt to coerce their friends and family members into footing the bill for some unreasonable and ridiculous event that they have planned for themselves.
For example, that cute girl you met at a party, who you got the number of, may have decided that she’s no longer interested, and simply not reply.