Dear Ann Landers, I need your advice. I have been friends with "Walt" for seven years. About two years ago, I started to have feelings for him that were definitely more than friendship. Needless to say, he was surprised when I told him.
Walt made it clear that he thinks of me only as a friend. I see him every weekend, and it hurts knowing he will never care for me the way I want him to. What should I do, Ann? -- Mary in Canada
Dear Mary, If you are willing to settle for a brother-sister relationship forever, Walt's your man. If you want a romance that leads to marriage, disconnect from Walt, and start dating.
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Dear Readers, , My x-girlfriend who lived with my son and I for 16 years died of cancer. Prior before we knew she had cancer-she moved out because of an addiction problem. We did stay very close before she died. Her x-husband an attorney took over her finances and the burial arrangements. I being financially set was okay with that, whatever they needed I provided. What really hurt my son and I the most was the obituary - we were not mentioned at all. Our friends (mine and hers) were appalled. I was embarrassed and upset for not just me, but for my son-who loved her also. I never been so upset. Her x-husband put his wife and kids and their grandchildren in the obituary, who my girlfriend barely knew. They live an hour away from us. I know its silly to be mad over a little section of the newspaper, but it still hurts. Will time let this devastating loss of her and this article ever go away? I am so angry at this whole situation, its not like we can go and rewrite an obituary notice.