Abortion Is (Almost) Never Funny

Abortion is (Almost) Never Funny

Dear Robin:

Six years ago when I was first married to my husband, I became pregnant.  We were struggling financially and I did not feel at all ready to be a mother.

I terminated the pregnancy without telling my husband. He was raised in a strict Catholic home and I know he would have fought with me to keep the baby even though he often said he wanted to wait to have kids.

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Empty Threats Or Something More?

Empty Threats or Something More?

Dear Readers:

I recently received a follow-up email from someone who wrote to me in July.  Here is what it said:

“Well, it happened again.  Last night he told me I don’t make him happy but he couldn’t give me any specifics on what I can do to make him happy.  He apologized very nicely this morning and explained he’s under a lot of stress but so am I.  Does this change your earlier advice?”

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Stepdaughter Tweeting Twouble.

Dear Robin,

My stepdaughter Tracy needs guidance. She is a lovely girl, a senior in college, and a bit of a late bloomer emotionally at 23.

For her senior year she has chosen to room with two members of the football team, both about twenty years old, and one of them connected through family friends growing up. The young men are both VERY serious about their education and their studies.

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