Everybody’s busy – this seems to be the thing to say when an invitation is declined instead of saying “I’m sorry you can’t attend”. While it is easy to get caught up in all the opportunities life offers today; it’s also easy to waste a lot of time with cable tv, mobile device games, and other internet surfing.
Adults can take control of their time to fulfill their responsibilities such as work and family. If life becomes too hassled and full, it may be time to re-evaluate the “time-suckers”. Do they fall within personal priorities?
If someone declines your invitation, it may not mean they are too busy, it simply means that event is at the same time as something else that day.
Just a thought,