Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy


From the forums: My boyfriend, “Fred,” and I have been together for over four years. During our first three years together, Fred and his sister were not speaking due to a fight they’d had a year before we got together. I only met her a year ago and she was very cold to me. He’s… Read More

My sister, who is six years older, had a child immediately after high school and was left as a single mom (I was 13-ish). She had plenty of help from my parents, grandparents, middle sister, and the dad’s parents. She was helped financially with life and school. My father bought a duplex for her to… Read More

Weekend Open Thread

Holy crap, this was a big week. Halloween was Tuesday — the kids went as Santa and an elf, and if you follow me on Instagram, you know Drew and I were reindeer — we closed on our new place on Wednesday (with last minute drama just to make it fun), started renovations Thursday morning… Read More

​​It’s time again for Shortcuts. For every question, I’ll give my advice in just a few sentences because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the need to hear it so great that being as clear and frank as possible is simply the best way to go. My boyfriend and I… Read More