Originally Posted by Dagferi
You asked advice on a PUBLIC forum.
If you cannot handle advice which you do not want to hear don't air your dirty laundry.
I could have phrased it as stop being a meddling gossip and mind your own business.
Sorry, in the past I've actually encountered thoughtful and considerate advice in this forum. Hopefully there are other members with more awareness of the intricacies of an incestuous community, who can weigh the benefits and consequences of gossip as a social function.
To clarify, my relationship with Tim has always embraced the role of our community. Erika is someone outside the community that no one knows very well. I want to make sure my friend isn't putting all his eggs in a broken basket, or at least that he is aware of the baskets flaws.