Ask Someone Else's Mom by Susan Writer

LW Doesn't Trust New Brother-in-Law

DEAR SOMEONE ELSE’S MOM: My baby sister just married a guy who has been married twice before. Not only is he 15 years older than her, but you’ve got to worry about a guy in his mid-thirties who’s on his third at-bat.

I wasn’t around while they were dating, but is it too late to warn my sister that this guy stands a good chance of breaking her heart? --- WORRIED BIG BROTHER

DEAR WORRIED BIG BROTHER: As much as you may disapprove, your sister has made her choice. Try taking an optimistic view of the situation. Your new brother-in-law may have been unlucky in love, until he met your sister.

However, don’t totally ignore your gut. Keep a close watch, and if you begin seeing signs of trouble, be ready to be there for her if things do go south.

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