Should I reply, even with something as small as "thanks"?
In a word - No. He's not your friend.
I'm sorry you are hurting/triggering from that.
But: happy birthday to you!!
What a jerk trying to sully your day like this. FTG.
There are no fish in this pond.
This pond has no water.
[This message edited by SBB at 3:38 PM, December 10th (Tuesday)]
Happy Birthday, enjoy your day!