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What to do when a server hurts your feelings.


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What to do when a server hurts your feelings.

gryphonskeeper | Jul 2, 2009 05:27 PM

I was at a restaurant today with my son, who is mildly autistic and has some issues with social situations, but is incredibly well behaved. The problem was my son "stimming" himself by taking his napkin, and ripping off pieces of it, and putting them in his bread plate.

The server came over, and rolled his eyes and walked away whispering an incredibly mean remark under his breath, but not so soft I could not hear it, and I know my son did, because he dropped his napkin and lowered his head.

I felt my heart sink in my chest, and immediately decided to leave, and only pay for what we already consumed, (our drinks) I slapped the exact amount for the drinks plus tax on the table. We left and went across the street, because my son was hungry and we were near the beach and wanted to stay and enjoy it.

i wanted so bad to stand up and demand an apology from the server, but I did not want to make a scene in front of my son.

I am still angry....

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