DEAR SOMEONE ELSE’S MOM: I remember years ago having a conversation with some girlfriends about whether or not any of us had the experience of the kids walking in on a love making session. At that point, I was among the women who said no.
However, now that our kids are all grown and out of the house, it happened the other night that one of them decided to pop in after going to the movies, and figuring my husband and I were just reading in bed, did a quick knock and enter. Well, we weren’t reading, but we were busy. Our daughter just pulled the door shut and beat a hasty retreat. I haven’t spoken to her since, and was wondering if you think it’s a good thing to bring it up, or just let sleeping dogs lie? --- CAUGHT IN THE ACT
DEAR CAUGHT: Whether you bring the situation up or not depends on the relationship you have with your daughter and how you’ve dealt with the subject of sex up to this point with her.
Personally, I’d hope she finds it reassuring and inspirational that the “old man and woman” still get it on ─ a concept that often seems to elude younger people.