Posted by AuntieMel on February 7, 2005, at 16:02:13
In reply to Re: patriarchs, posted by Dr. Bob on February 3, 2005, at 0:42:11
Perhaps, instead of requesting to join a group, it is up to the group to do the inviting. I see one of two things happening in that case:
a) someone invites person A and person B feels left out
b) in fear of offending person B, person A (and C and F and so on) doesn't get an invitation either.
And what if person A declines? There will be hurt feelings there, too.