Engagement Broken: What About the Ring?

Readers: apologies for the re-run but Mama is on book deadline.  This is a good one so don’t miss it, PLUS we have an update from the letter writer at the end!  

Dear Robin:

My son (only child) John dated Theresa for three years while he was in medical school. She began to put a good deal of pressure on him to get married and 6 months ago he caved in and they became engaged.

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Should I Call Off My Engagement? (Extended Remix/Dance Version)

Readers:

You have no idea how much I edited both the original letter and my response and still this is a long blog.  Therefore, today you get two for the price of one!  This is the long version, the short version will be published forthwith.  Happy Monday!

Dear Robin:

I’m a 28-year-old college student recently engaged (wedding next summer) to my partner “Jim” of 5 years whom I love fiercely and until a week ago could see myself perfectly content with for the rest of my life.

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