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I’m a single dad with two kids and my nephew also lives with us. I get three weeks off a year. Now it’s being cut down to two. Am I right to panic? Ask Lisi

And Lisi advises a letter writer concerned about his boyfriend’s manscaping hygiene.

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Advice columnist Lisi Tesher.


Q: I鈥檓 a single dad with two kids and my nephew lives with me during the school year. It鈥檚 a busy life with all three in two different schools and focuses in three different competitive sports. I am dependent on the help of carpools and other parents; my sister is also helpful, especially with our nephew, and the neighbourhood has taken us under their wing.

But by the time June rolls around, I am exhausted and in desperate need of a break. My nephew leaves for the summer (it鈥檚 a long and complicated story) and my own two children also go away for several weeks of the summer. I鈥檓 so tired I don鈥檛 even have the energy to miss them.

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Ellie Tesher and Lisi Tesher are advice columnists for the Star and based in B次元官网网址. Send your relationship questions via email: ellie@thestar.ca or lisi@thestar.ca.

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