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How do I explain to her in a way to make her see I'm not making fun of her boyfriend?

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Question - (2 December 2008) 2 Answers - (Newest, 16 December 2008)
A male United Kingdom, anonymous writes:

Hello, basically there's this girl at work who I've become close with as friends, she's a good laugh, she's 2 years older than me. Us and some other people from work went out at the weekend and I made a comment about her boyfriend, saying she can do better, he's 10 years older than her and I just thought his personality won't compliment hers because me and her get on really well and he's obviously really mature and taking life a lot more serious than I am. I was texting her tonight and she asked me why I said that, so I basically said I thought you'd have a lot more fun with somebody younger because you'd have more in common, enjoy the same things etc. And also said it wasn't my place to comment because I don't actually know him, only seen pictures and said I was sorry. Now I really don't want her to stop being mates with me over something I should have said because I enjoy talking to her and stuff at work, any tips on how I can explain myself better without making it look like I'm in any way making fun of her boyfriend? thanks.

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A reader, anonymous, writes (16 December 2008):

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Just to let the 2 people know who gave advice (thanks) its all sorted she actually apologised for bringing it up. But i said my bit and apologised so its all good.

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A female reader, anonymous, writes (2 December 2008):

Apologize to her in person and let it go. Whether you fancy her or think you'd be a better match is irrelevant. She is in a relationship, and apparently happy with him. Don't bring it up again and the tension created over your misspoken comments will disspiate soon enough.

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