Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence: The “Ongoing Fling With a Famous Person” Edition

Can I maintain a secret relationship with a famous man without feeling left out of his glamorous life? Help!

Prudence is joined this week by Charlotte Shane, author, essayist, and co-founder of TigerBee Press. First up: My sister keeps comparing my desire to have a child with adopting a cat. How do I handle attending friends’ engagement parties and weddings when I am still single and not feeling the festive spirit? I’ve been having an affair with a famous person for years, but do I need to alter my expectations? And finally, my wife got a great job in a distant city, but the kids and I don’t want to leave—are we jerks?

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