Invitation to birthday party

by Sheila
(Pembroke Pines Florida)

My boss is having her 50th birthday party on a yacht. Today the invitation came In my name only and not inviting my husband. my husband has Alzheimer's but perfectly capable of going out and having a good time. I think the invitation should have been extended to both of us.

Am I suppose to go to the party and sit with people I hardly know and dance by myself?
Do you think is is rude?

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by: Ms P Etiquette

Sheila,

Let's assume it was an oversight instead of a lack of manners. RSVP that you would love to come but do not go to affairs alone without your husband. Then wait to see what happens. That is appropriate behavior on your part and gives the boss an opportunity to correct her mistake. If she does not, then her behavior was rude.

Good luck,

Ms. Practical Etiquette

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Invitation to birthday party
by: Anonymous

I did as suggested to say I do not go to affairs without my husband and the response was I thought you did not want to be bothered with him. I have never had any conversations about my personal life only to let her know he has alzheimers.
My comment was no thank you I will not be attending the party

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