By Judith Martin, Nicholas Ivor Martin and Jacobina Martin | United Feature Syndicate PUBLISHED: August 24, 2019 at 2:00 am | UPDATED: August 24, 2019 at 4:40 am DEAR MISS MANNERS: Growing up, I was notorious for never remembering my wallet when running errands with family. This continued into my 20s, where I would be over at my parents’ house when one of them stated they were going to run errands and asked if I wanted to come along. It rarely occurred to me to bring my own money, because I was just along for the ride — never mind that I might need something at the same store. Vowing to do better, I invited two friends out to afternoon tea and made sure to grab the check when it came. When asked if I was sure, I held strong; when asked a second time, to my shame, I handed the check over. I had not brought cash because I was going to pay for everything, since I was the one who invited them out. I want to fix this, but am unsure how to do it. I work with one of the friends, but will not see the other… Read full this story
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