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 today. After the jump, we hear from “Good Enough for Him” whose boyfriend was struggling in school and with holding down a job. Feeling dejected, he told her that she should see other people. “I am so sick and confused over this.” She wrote. “I don’t know what to do or what to think. Please, please help me.” Keep reading to see how she’s doing now and whether she and the boyfriend and still together.
A few weeks went by. I dropped his stuff off at his house. We both saw other people. He ended up getting not one, but two jobs, paid off his bills, and got re-enrolled in school and set up his classes for spring semester and a graduation plan.
Around Thanksgiving, we both met up and decided we wanted to give our relationship one last shot. We are currently going to couples counseling and a LOT has gotten worked out! I also got my first “big girl” job and got a 4.0 for my first semester of my masters program….and instead of being resentful, he was extremely supportive…he also sent flowers to my job!
Thanks again for everything! We are happier than ever and it’s awesome to see him standing on his own!
Wow, things worked out FAST for you guys. Congrats, and good luck!
If you’re someone I’ve given advice to in the past, I’d love to hear from you, too. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to the original post, and let me know whether you followed the advice and how you’re doing now.