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by Abigail Van Buren

Man Tattles to Girlfriend's Parents Every Time They Have a Fight

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for three years. We are both 29.

When we have a fight, the first thing he does is text message my parents and tell them everything. I have asked him many times to please not involve them. We are adults and we should be able to handle our problems without interference from my parents. I never have, and never would, complain to his mother about him. His response has always been, "I can involve whoever I want."

He knows I feel disrespected when he does this, and he still won't change. Is there anything else I can do? -- HURT IN SANTA MARIA

DEAR HURT: Yes, you can change boyfriends.

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