Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy


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 “Sick to my Stomach” whose three 20-something daughters won’t talk to her anymore since she got engaged in May to… Read more

Here’s what we’re discussing this week in the forums: Was I the problem with our failed relationship? Undecided Struggling and unclear Heartbroken over my ex best friend Where do I go from here? Is he garbage or was I not good enough? Delayed Reaction Covid Support Thread… Read more

My friend “Jane” has some major hygiene issues. She has excruciatingly bad breath and incredibly distracting chin hair that she might shave once every few months. I don’t know if I should ever broach the subject with her or how to tactfully do it if it’s something I should bring up. I see her every… Read more

Last night I was giving Joanie a bath when she said she had made another friend at school that day. “How did it happen?” I asked, and she gave the same answer she’s been giving to this question for the past few weeks: “We were standing next to each other in movement class and I… Read more

My ex-husband and I have been split for over 10 years. Our two kids are technically adults now, with my youngest daughter, age 20, in college. He has always been a mostly emotionally and physically absent dad who got tired of having family responsibilities. The only time he paid child support was when he was… Read more