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Who gives half a damn what people think of your value system or how you choose to live by it, and why would they even care?Why did YOU care enough in the past about others’ value systems that you judged them for “that sort of thing”?DEAR CAROLYN: Re: Permission She can tell friends she is dating men and taking time to get to know them before making serious plans and introducing them to her kids — a choice that seems wise.Or she can tell them she’s [bringing home] every guy she sees on the dating site.Stick to the theme that gifts can speak for us in ways we don’t intend.This is, again, assuming you’re able to communicate this way with him.Polyamory, once portrayed as the sole realm of sexually open hippies, has a very real place in Philadelphia modern life, with participants of all walks of life navigating a complicated web of sex, relationships, marriages and friendships among those who are in love or lust with romantic partners often... Question: Many family stories were told about my dad's aunt, his mother's sister, who was married to an abusive man.
I feel pressure to attend, but usually politely decline.
DEAR CAROLYN: Re: Permission I get the feeling she wants to be able to do something that she judges/judged others for and not be judged herself.
So either she’s changed her mind, in which case she needs to stop caring if others will judge her, or she still judges others, in which case she’s a hypocrite and needs to practice what she preaches.
So, instead of shooting him down as “inappropriate,” which just begs him to get defensive without providing much enlightenment, try explaining what you believe.
Do it in as accessible a way as you can: “It’s your business what you buy with your own money, of course.