April 21st, 2014

Ask Ellie

Breaking up is hard to do

By Ellie Tesher on April 19th, 2014

Part two from my live chat Breaking Up: When and How (March 26): Q: I let my father break up my marriage and I’m feeling so guilty about it. My husband had been working overseas for six months when I realized he was getting involved with someone there... Read More »

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Live chat sparks discussion

By Ellie Tesher on April 18th, 2014

Dear Readers: Following are leftover questions from my live chat Breaking Up: When and How (March 26): Q: The florist and the caterer have their deposit money, but I don’t think I can go through with the wedding. My fiancŽe pushed for this wedding date – in two... Read More »

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Family frictions commonplace

By Ellie Tesher on April 17th, 2014

Q: I recently found ways to contact my long-lost cousin. Growing up, I was very fond of her, but according to my family, her mother hated my uncle so much that she poisoned her daughter against my whole family, so my cousin cut us all off. I’ve missed... Read More »

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New phase in relationship, not end

By Ellie Tesher on April 16th, 2014

Q: I’m a father of two (seven and five), divorced two and a half years, with joint custody, and a good working relationship with their mother. Last year, I travelled alone to a sunny resort and found the love of my life, also divorced, who lived an hour... Read More »

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Five-year relationship deserves an answer

By Ellie Tesher on April 12th, 2014

FEEDBACK: Regarding the man, 28, who says that he’s not financially and emotionally ready to marry his girlfriend of five years (March 18): Reader: “You should be scared of losing her. She’s invested five years of her life with you and deserves to know whether it’ll move forward... Read More »

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Concerns about being third party in relationship

By Ellie Tesher on April 11th, 2014

Q: If I openly have sex with a couple who’s been together for four years, but I’m single, am I wrong for doing it? Or am I wrong for developing strong feelings for the man with us two females? Unsure A: It’s already not comfortably “right” for... Read More »

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Dogged by pet responsibilities

By Ellie Tesher on April 10th, 2014

Q: I’m feeling guilty about my beloved pet of the last seven years. I was a struggling single mother of two children until eight years ago when the youngest left. I tried to fill the void with an amazing standard poodle. He’s gentle (my baby grandson can pull... Read More »

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