Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy


I might be meeting my mother-in-law for the first time over the holidays and I’m wondering how best to handle our first encounter. My husband of three years (5 years together) is an only child and he currently has no contact with either of his biological parents. His father walked out on the family when… Read more

I have been with my now husband for 15 years. When we first met, he didn’t want to get married; I did. So we did. In the last few years we have started our own business that is doing well. For the most part , we’ve been happy with the usual problems, until the last… Read more

New readers, welcome to Dear Wendy, a relationship advice blog. If you don’t find the info you need in this column, please visit the Dear Wendy archives or the forums (you can even start your own thread), or submit a question for advice. Several months ago, I told my boss that I have feelings for… Read more

From the forums: My husband, who is an absolutely amazing man, and I have been married for six years and have known each other for eight. Initially, we both wanted to have kids, he more than I. However, I wanted to finish up my education first. Towards the end of my senior year, I found… Read more

I’ve been with my partner for eight years and we have two boys together. When my mother-in-law was able to see them, she never treated them fairly and my elder son began to realize how his grandmother treated him differently than his cousin. I explained to her how my son felt, but nothing seemed to… Read more