April 2016

CAN MY BOYFRIEND AND ME (AND HIS KID AND HIS EX) MAKE A HOME TOGETHER?

Dear Bear, I've been with this fellow for 2.5 years now. We both had been in long-term relationships prior to meeting (his was 11 years plus a kid, mine was five years plus a cross-country move). We adore each other, and have talked about moving in together for almost two years. He has a unique situation, one I've never seen or heard of. He and his ex still live together, in a house with two other people. He says it's for ease of taking care of their kid, who is now almost nine. Now he ...
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MY FUTURE FAMILY-IN-LAW IS CAUSING WEDDING DRAMA

Dear Bear, My fiancé and I recently got engaged after 4 years together. My fiancé has two sisters, let's call them Suzie and Katie. Suzie is wonderful. I enjoy spending time with her, find her to be great company, and feel privileged to have her in my life. Katie, on the other hand, I am uncomfortable around. She is rude to everyone around her, and constantly berates my fiancé when we are visiting his mother's house. Additionally, two years ago she made it very clear she didn't want me at ...
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