Had an interesting convo with DD22 today. Went something like this (after her explaining that her father showed up for dinner last Friday evening at a restaurant she works at part-time):
DD: Dad kept talking about you.
Me: About me? What on earth could he have to say about me for an extended convo?
DD: He kept going on about how "Mom and I talked about this, and Mom came over and she brought me this, and when she was there she did that, and we talked about this/that, etc." He was obviously trying to prove to me that you two are BFFLs (her term: "biffles").
Me: Oh, good grief.
Now DD knows what XPOS and I talk about and what I have done for him (being nice with his broken arm and all), and she saw right away that he was taking everything said/done and magnifying it about 100x to paint some kind of picture that everything is just wonderful between us. Luckily, DD sees right through this so all it does is make her chuckle. Me? Makes me roll my eyes endlessly. If he thinks he is going to convince either DD that everything is water under the bridge, he is in for a very rude awakening! Fortunate for him, DDs won't confront him on it because they do not believe it is worthy of confrontation. They see it for the BS it is and let it roll off their backs. Apparently, XPOS doesn't think DDs and I talk, but we talk A LOT, about everything! They even tease me endlessly now about me and their dad being "biffles" because he keeps trying to convince them of that (and they know the truth, hence the teasing)! Oy!
Makes for some entertaining discussions between DDs and I though! Sheesh! BS - Me
XPOS - too many OW/OCs over 20+yrs
Kids - DDs 22,17 -DS20 Deceased
M Dissolved 2013
This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man ~ Shakespeare, Hamlet