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    I was having a conversation during lunch time with an office mate and the person was asking (again) about my background (e.g. family). I don't really mind if anyone asks me that but the person has been asking me the same question before, and being the very private person that I am, I felt a bit uncomfortable answering the same question again and again, so I hesitated to answer. When the person started digging the reasons why I was hesitant, I told the person that this sort of thing the person's doing is rather nosy.

    Although I do think what I said was true, I do feel a bit guilty and want to apologies after saying the person was nosy, but should I? I fear that if I apologies, then the person may just use that against me in the future.

    Again I have to say that I'm a very private person; I do share some stuffs out but I don't really like talking much about it again and again.
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    It's how you felt, I don't see any need to apologise for it
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    Nah, I think you're fine. He shouldn't have pushed it, especially since he could tell you were uncomfortable and was rude enough to call you on it rather than drop it.
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    No I don't think so. By being a bit direct with them they may stop prying into your private life now.
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    If you believe that this person didn’t really intend to make you uncomfortable then in my opinion you should apologize but also explain that by acting this way he/she is making you uncomfortable.
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    (Original post by PosionedMushroom)
    No I don't think so. By being a bit direct with them they may stop prying into your private life now.
    This is exactly my justification! I told my self again and again that if I did apologise, then what I've said would have been in vain.

    (Original post by KJane)
    Nah, I think you're fine. He shouldn't have pushed it, especially since he could tell you were uncomfortable and was rude enough to call you on it rather than drop it.
    The person's justification was that they have known me (for a few months now) so it shouldn't be a problem for "me" according to them :erm:

    (Original post by Drunken_Panda)
    It's how you felt, I don't see any need to apologise for it
    I'm that apologetic kind : /
 
 
 
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