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They Just Walked Away

Question: Dear Luise: We were unable to have children so we had the opportunity to adopt 2 teenagers from Russia, when we were in our mid 50’s.  I was SO HAPPY to finally be a mother.  It was a different part of life I had never encountered before.  I also discovered a different part of […]

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I Don’t Want To Do It Anymore

Question: Dear Luise: my son who is 23 and still lives at home wants to quit his job as a trainee accountant to become a singer/songwriter. We have tried to persuade him to finish the training ( another 2 years) and continue with his music on weekends etc. He has spoken to many people (including […]

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What About Grandparent Rights?

Question: Dear Luise: My brother and his girlfriend have split up, with the girlfriend taking their son. My brother is allowed to see his son, but my mother, being the grandparent, cant. She has tried to work something out with the girlfriend, but she refuses to listen. Is there a law (or a grandparents right […]

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My Young Daughter Hates Me

Question: Dear Luise: MY DAUGHTER SAYS TO ME SHE HATES ME ALL THE TIME AND SHE SAYS YOU ARE MINN.I DO EVERYTHING FOR HER LIKE TAKE HER TO THE PARK,AND MALL FOR SHOPPING AND ANY WHERE SHE WANTS TO GO AND SHE IS 9 YEARS OLD.SHE HAS FILED TRIPS IN SCHOOL AND SHE ALWAYS SAYS […]

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