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Ask Amy: Co-worker wonders about disclosing raises

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She has taken so much from me, gosh darn it, she will not dictate the kind of attentive daughter I want to be, and get to be, to an elderly parent.

I – not her – get to control how I want to be, and it’s a great feeling.

– Kathy, in Virginia

Dear Kathy: This is next-level wisdom, earned the hardest way possible. I think your perspective could help a lot of people.



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