It can be a fun surprise when you bump into someone you haven’t seen in a while — for about five minutes. Then it veers into “let’s meet for coffee” territory, which reminds you of why you haven’t really been in touch with this person in the first place. Here’s how to turn down the idea of a catch-up coffee without turning an old acquaintance into an enemy.
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Making plans is hard, especially when you're making them with a chronic flaker. There are ways to politely cancel plans, but what if the person you're making plans with repeatedly doesn't show up? To save you time and frustration, MEL Magazine gave some advice on dealing with flaky people.