“Abused” Wife Won’t Leave Her Man

“Abused” Wife Won’t Leave Her Man

Dear Robin:

My sister, an abused wife, has once again gone back to her husband and everyone in the family is done.  We are sick and tired of this story being replayed every few months and don’t know how to help her.

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Confrontation v. Conversation

Dear Robin:

I have worked with “Blaire” for nearly six months since she arrived at my company where I’ve worked since 2005.  In that short time she has done several sneaky things to undermine me with my boss and co-workers.

Her efforts tend to be clumsy and fail but she has yet to be fired and I’m worried one of these days she may succeed in making me look bad.  Clearly she is angling for my job but she’s much younger and does not have the requisite experience.

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Interracial Marriage? Not for My Kid!

Dear Robin:

My husband and I are African-American professionals with two grown kids. We raised our children to be proud of their heritage and imbued them with the history of blacks in America and the Civil Rights Movement.

Both children have earned college degrees and while our daughter is in law school, our son (32) has become a very successful entrepreneur.

The problem is my son has been dating a white woman for a year and now plans to propose to her.

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