Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you:
Speaking of secrets we’ve kept from significant others, apparently “Keeping These 5 Minor Secrets From Your Partner Won’t Totally Ruin Your Relationship.”
For Transgender Women, an Extra Dose of Fear
Google Fires Engineer Who Wrote Memo Questioning Women in Tech
“Drinking On The Rise In U.S., Especially For Women, Minorities, Older Adults.” Oh, so basically the same people targeted in the uptick of cruel changes in legislation, police brutality, and bigotry? Huh.
Here’s some good news: Being single will kill you faster than obesity, study says
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It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing now. Today we hear from “Just Friends with Jane,” again, the man whose girlfriend, “Eve,” requested that he stop talking to his longtime female friend from childhood, “Jane.” Jane is like his sister, he said; he talks to her on the phone every Sunday and occasionally sees a new superhero movie with her (which Eve is invited to as well). “Eve says that I’m disrespecting her by continuing to associate with Jane and that she feels like an outsider when the three of us are together. Before all this, I was ready to propose, but now I’m having doubts. If I marry Eve, then maybe she’ll feel more secure in our relationship, but if she doesn’t, then I might never be allowed to see my friend again.”
He updated us once before, and despite our advice in the original column to leave Eve (L’Eve?), he seemed committed to making it work. Here’s update #2:
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