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Member 9167057 wrote:
Then stop being angry and wait for said call.

That's all I've been doing all along.

Member 9167057 wrote:
The thing is, why on earth do you think that you have to stand-by and jump up the moment the call comes?

I have the annoying habit of going out of my way to be accommodating towards others who ask for my help. I like to help people solve their problems as soon as they ask for it. The first part's done, we got her that laptop; the next part is completing its setup, which has to be done at her place. I'm being left hanging.

Member 9167057 wrote:
Or maybe, just maybe, she figured stuff out. Maybe, just maybe, she knows that you don't owe her anything and doesn't want to bother you unless she really needs to.

Have you missed the part where I said I still have the laptop with me? It makes no sense to purchase a laptop and leave it with the guy who helped you picking it out. I simply want to get rid of it. If she had it, then I'd have no reason whatsoever to care.

Member 9167057 wrote:
Think about it, you're turning her not wanting to bother you into something negative. Why are you doing that?

The negativity comes from the fact that I can't complete the work she needs me to do. I had the time over the holidays - right now, not so much. Can you not see why this can turn into a point of frustration?
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