Ask Amy: Parent worries about drug-dealing partner
My mother is livid that the offender’s brother will not go the funeral if he is there. I will not go if he is there. What is the right thing to do?
— Won’t Forget
Dear Won’t Forget: You can forgive someone — and want the best outcome for them — but still not want to be in their presence.
If someone sexually abused my child, I’d definitely need to stay away from them — in part, for their own safety.
You should not attempt to control your mother’s choices, but — I agree with the decision of those who have decided to steer clear.
Dear Amy: “Worried Mom” was concerned about her college sophomore daughter, now taking a gap year due to COVID-19.
I could definitely relate. In addition to your suggestions for her, I would like to recommend a daily yoga practice. YouTube has many offerings.
—In Child’s Pose
Dear Child’s Pose: Absolutely. The yoga mats strewn around my household are evidence that yoga can work wonders.