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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Friday Feedback: Get Off Your High Horse

Dear Readers:

Welcome to Friday Feedback, our weekly abortion of the unplanned fetus of opinions that form the lining of this blog.

Yeah, I know that was lame.  I’m running out of bodily references so feel free to send me any suggestions.

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Unhappy Bride (or someone is trolling me)

Dear Robin:

I am 27 years old independent woman. I am from Russia, but I have been living alone in US for the last 5 years. I got married in city hall 3 weeks ago to the person whom I love 5 months after meeting.

My husband (42) is a business owner and right now his financial situation is not the best.  He can not support me at all, it makes me even more sad knowing that he used to buy expensive gifts and clothes for all his exes, but nothing for me. It makes me feel less important or less beautiful than others.  

He gets mad when I tell him about that. We fight a lot because of his financial situation.

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Speak My Mind or Hold My Tongue?

Dear Robin-

My friend Shelby has been divorced for a few years, is lonely, and wants to find a new man.  Her ex has moved on, and when I say moved on I mean he’s remarried with a baby on the way.

This is especially hard on her because the marriage ended suddenly when her ex announced quite to her surprise he never wanted children, EVER.  She very much does but since her divorce hasn’t met anyone worthy of this aim, until recently when she met a guy she really likes named Rick.

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