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11-15-2011 09:07 PM
11-15-2011 10:08 PM
I want to say that I hope it all smooths over (and I do hope this for your sake), but it sounds like your sister has a lot of growing up to do first.
I'm glad that your credit got off OK, anyway. And thumbs up for you for trying to help, even against your better judgment.
11-16-2011 09:44 AM
11-16-2011 10:26 AM
I actually feel kind of "dirty" with the recent registered mail I sent her.
I tried sending it at the beginning of October, but she knew what it was going to be so she never answered the door to sign for it, and conveniently never went by the post office to pick it up.
Well, my nephew's birthday was the 9th so I sent her a message via facebook that said "I'm sending my nephew a gift card for his birthday. It will arrive registered mail since I don't trust the postal service. If you want him to get his birthday present from his aunt, I suggest you sign for the card"
Well...that indeed prompted her to go pick up the letter from the post office. Sure it cost me a $20 gift card to Walmart that she will probably spend instead of my 7 year old nephew, but oh well. It was far worth is knowing I can now file suit
11-16-2011 10:43 AM
Won't DH find out about the small claims court thing and do the "I told you so!" dance?
11-16-2011 10:50 AM
Ya...I think that's why I don't want to tell him. I despise the "I told you so" line...and he's infamous for it.
I was thinking I'll just file suit, win my case, and then tell my husband "I sued my sister and won! Case dismissed" HAHAHAHAH
11-16-2011 10:59 AM
I'd just let it go and finally learn the lesson.
Otherwise, there's gonna be dancing and you'll have to admit he was right.
FWIW, he probably just doesn't want to see you taken advantage of. That being said, if your finances are separate the misstep is really not his concern.
11-16-2011 11:17 AM
I definitely learned my lesson (FINALLY).
Our income is combined for the most part, but I had received a settlement from a car accident which provided me the extra resources to pay off the Verizon account. Had I used our combined income to do so, I would have definitely mentioned it to him then and there.
Oh well...maybe my sister will "grow up" and take some responsibility one of these days. Until then, it won't be my credit she ruins