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Ask Amy: Sister gives new meaning to ‘cruise control’

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 2021-11-28

Cover picture for the articleDear Amy: Two years ago (prior to the pandemic), my husband and I went on a cruise with longtime friends. They then asked us to join them again. The date is approaching, and we are having a huge problem letting my sister know we are going. I know this is a...

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Beth Janousek
11-28

widowed for 20 years and still co-dependent? she needs help. you are not responsible for her entertainment. don't mention the trip until a few days before you leave. that way she doesn't have time to guilt you. time to get on with your life. next she'll want to move in with you. you need to have a long talk with her about her lack of a life.

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Marilyn Tremper
11-28

Dear Guilty:Go on vacation with your husband and friends and have a fabulous time - no guilt. The guidance here is right on and your life will be more enjoyable. It's nice that you include her - occasionally- but she needs to find some senior groups for travel, shopping, out to dinner and theatre and best of all, volunteer. Good luck

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LOVE'S 2 READ
11-28

I agree with you Beth. Only it's not just the guilt that her sister will lay on her. If sis is given much notice and to much info, Guilty just might find sis in the cabin down the hall...

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