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Dear Abby: Suicide attempt is signal for friend to act

Suicide attempt is signal for friend to act Luckily, she called me and I talked her through it. The one thing you shouldn’t do in a misguided effort to “protect” your friend is to remain silent. If your parents are hesitant to do that, confide in a trusted teacher or counselor at school so your friend can get the help she appears to desperately need. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s toll-free number is (800) 273-8255. Dear Abby: I have a 23-year-old stepson who continues to bully my wife into taking care of him. What can I say or do to help her get on the right path? Ideally, spouses are supposed to agree before spending large amounts of community assets. [...] if it doesn’t, consider consulting a lawyer about protecting your assets. The problem I have is, my boyfriend’s mother repeats everything I say to my daughter right after I say it when I ask her to do something! At least your mother-in-law agrees with you and reinforces what you tell your daughter. Universal Press Syndicate

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