Life Advice



Ask Amy: Family reacts with anger after sudden death

Amy Dickinson, Tribune Content Agency on

Your friends should not have repeated what you told them. But you should have assumed that they might. You can tell them now, “I wish you hadn’t repeated that. It was not meant for others. I find this embarrassing.”

Dear Amy: Referring to a recent letter you ran from “High on Life,” I see that you are an elderly person who believes that “pot is bad.”

You need to get it together.

– Currently High

Dear High: I don’t actually believe that “pot is bad,” any more than I believe that alcohol is bad.


Abusing either creates problems for people.


(You can email Amy Dickinson at or send a letter to Ask Amy, P.O. Box 194, Freeville, NY 13068. You can also follow her on Twitter @askingamy or Facebook.)

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