Q. Oof. I’ve never written in to an advice columnist before, but Google is not answering my relationship questions, so here I am. I’m not in a huge drama situation; I’m just trying to figure out if it’s time to move on. We have been together for more than four years. I was married briefly before him, and he has also been married. After years with a drug addict who hid the remote control outside so the “hackers” couldn’t find her, I was a happy breath of fresh air for my partner.
Moving on together, despite some hiccups, has been great. I have gained weight from being a stepmom and sacrificed parts of my life that made me sane. Because when you have kids, that’s just how it works. 2018 was the year of head lice, etc. Again, it has now been four years. I am 44, he’s 47. I