Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy


I am a pediatrician and mother of two daughters – one is a 23-year-old medical student and the other, 17, is still in high school. I do not work full time and lately I have been home quite a bit due to the pandemic. My daughters are also at home doing virtual online classes. I… Read more

I’m a 35-year-old woman in a 15-year relationship with a man named “Bob.” I decided seven years ago that I wanted out. We aren’t compatible, among many other reasons. We haven’t slept in the same bed for 12 years. I have two children – our son, who is 11, and my daughter, who is 17… Read more

Here’s what we’re discussing this week in the forums: FWB: was it worth speaking up? Nervous About Boyfriend’s Close Female Friend What is wrong with my friend, why won’t she get help? Terminated from job suddenly. Don’t know what to do. Frustrated and sad at work for 6 months Speaking up on someone else’s relationship… Read more

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 “On the Fence,” the woman who was dating a guy, “Carl,” who still had a drawer of his ex-wife’s underwear, despite… Read more