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September 20, 2013 12:00 AM

Carolyn Hax: Back to the dysfunctional norm?

DEAR CAROLYN: So, here’s the issue: My mother-in-law spends lots of time in warmer climates. Brother waits until Mom is away, goes wild, and it upsets my wife. Well, Mom was away, and my wife asked her brother to baby-sit for us (two kids under 5). He said he was busy (“new girlfriend”), but I called him to encourage him to baby-sit for us.

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