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originally posted by: Allaroundyou
originally posted by: watchitburn
Sounds pretty ageist and discriminatory for you to arbitrarily decide what she can or can't have or handle.
I can understand your concern. But she is very old and pretty forgetful about everything.
Hence me having to go over to her place and prepare her food. So I am going to go with the whole me being in charge thing.
originally posted by: trollz
So... Your mother has been vehemently anti-gun her whole life... And then a "guy friend" comes along and tells her she should get one. Now she's hell-bent on getting a gun and learning how to use it.
Sounds to me like she's trying to impress a certain "guy friend".
I'd be less concerned about your mother learning to use a gun and more concerned about what else this "guy friend" might coerce her into doing... Like giving him her life savings when he conveniently happens to have a life emergency and needs it. If she's willing to completely throw aside an entire life's worth of beliefs for a guy, who knows what else she'll do.
originally posted by: wylekat
a reply to: Allaroundyou
Something happened she doesn't want to really talk about, and it's shook her to the core. I am not exactly drooling over buying a gun, but recent events (concerning me, not world) are making me think about it strongly.
Might want to see what's up beforehand.
originally posted by: rickymouse
a reply to: AllaroundyouMaybe she wants to get a gun and learn to shoot so she can chase you off her property.