Dating someone who has had an abortion
If she can’t support you in this, I hope you give yourself the freedom to spend time with people who do. Awkward medical problems, ahoy: In the last year I developed a bowel-related medical problem that is mainly managed with a doctor-approved diet and is exacerbated by stress.During a flare-up, I need quick access to a bathroom and my use of the amenities therein is uhhh, not very silent.The one thing that truly has an impact on my overall mood and productivity is lighting.Natural lighting is a must for me, and I use a light box as needed.Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. To advise or not to advise: I have a co-worker who just found out she’s pregnant.She’s only 21, already has a 3-year-old, and recently started taking online classes toward a bachelor’s degree.
I previously had my own place, but now that I am at grad school I live in an expensive city with roommates.
” A better choice would be to suggest she make an appointment at Planned Parenthood or another reputable health clinic (as opposed to a “crisis pregnancy center“) where she can access information and resources from non-judgmental professionals. Addressing SAD during interview process: I have seasonal affective disorder and can get mildly depressed during the winter months.
It’s not severe and usually doesn’t even require antidepressants if I can maintain a healthy lifestyle.
I told my mom the reason why I don’t want to have anything to do with her mom anymore, and she says she is supportive, but I know that when I get back, she will likely want to include us in the same events.
The thought of traveling and having to spend time with my grandma is not something I am excited about.