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Ask Amy: Father feels undermined over FaceTime

Amy Dickinson, Tribune Content Agency on

I would suggest that your sister put the wedding on hold until she and her fiancé get on the same page regarding all of their children.

Life will deliver many unforeseeable events that will require them to pivot, but this situation is easily remedied.

Dear Amy: Not a question, but a comment: Why are some of the issues raised in your column so trivial? It seems like people really work hard to get worked up about things.

– Tired

Dear Tired: I find that generally, if someone isn’t interested in a particular cultural issue, they will find that topic trivial.


My take is that our world is wide enough to accommodate issues of all sizes.


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