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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 Not My Mother’s Keeper who was feeling pressured by some family members to invite her estranged mother, who physically and [...]

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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 “Incredulous in Oregon”, who was thinking of buying a house and wondered why her boyfriend was so resistant to the [...]

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Call For Updates!

I need updates! If you're someone whose letter I answered in a past column and you never emailed me an update on your situation, letting me — and the readers — know whether you followed the advice and how things turned out, I'd like to invite you to do so now. If you have updated [...]

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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 "Might Move for Love with 5-Year-Old Daughter" who lived in Chicago and was debating whether to move to New York [...]

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Updates: “May Have Over-Reacted” Responds

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 "May Have Over-Reacted" who sent an angry email to a guy she'd been dating a couple months when she found [...]

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Updates: “Job Hunter” Responds

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 "Job Hunter," a brand new college grad who felt pressured by a friend to take a job offer from the [...]

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Updates: “Birth Mother” Responds

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 "Birth Mother" who was struggling in her relationship and personal life after giving her baby up for adoption, saying that, [...]

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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 “Repeatedly Rejected By Niece,” the woman who was debating whether to attend her niece’s wedding in another state despite their [...]

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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 "Mother of the Bride, Daughter of the Uninvited" whose daughter was not inviting her grandmother, the LW's mother, to her [...]

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Updates: “Wants a Second” Responds

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 "Wants a Second" who desperately wanted a second baby while her husband did not. "He’s thought a lot about it [...]

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Updates: “Just Not Feeling It” Responds (Again)

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 Not Feeling It,” a woman who originally wrote in when, in her late-30s, she wasn't feeling much passion for [...]

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Updates: “Zero Love” Responds

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 "Zero Love" who was annoyed that her childhood friend, whom she'd drifted apart from, was crashing her weekly tennis date [...]

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Updates: “Pissed At His Family” Responds

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 "Pissed At His Family" whose boyfriend's family accused him of theft after he retrieved some items from his recently deceased [...]

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Updates: “Pregnancy Hopeful” Responds

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 "Pregnancy Hopeful," a woman who wondering the best way to tell her infertile sister that she was planning to get [...]

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Updates: “Plus One Required” Responds

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 "Plus One Required," the woman in a wheelchair who wondered if she could ask for a plus-one to a wedding [...]

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