Also, if your wife is in her fifties, she may want to still appear to be cool in front of other men, especially younger men.
However, the two times I have contributed to honeymoon registries, I received wonderful "thank you" postcards from the couple as they enjoyed the honeymoon their guests had helped to send them on.Dear Amy: A few weeks ago, I ran into an acquaintance who has been fighting breast cancer for the last year. She is very forthright about her diagnosis, and her spirit is admirable. I know she'd appreciate how this character evolves, but I don't want to be insensitive.I mentioned I was midway through a book that I knew she'd love. As it turns out, the last quarter of the book is devoted to the protagonist's own cancer diagnosis and his eventual death. Then again, if you eliminate books with people dying in them, the library shelves would be bare. — Literally Unsure Dear Amy: My nephew is getting married this summer in California. — Offended in the East What they are actually saying is not, "Your presence is our gift," but: "We don't want a gravy boat.When I asked her about it she said it was for the purpose of cutting costs.She says this is a way that he is able to give her a pay raise each year.It might help to think about it this way: Would I rather give the couple something I want them to have or something they want to receive?Is buying a gift on their honeymoon registry different from buying a gift on a registry from Bed Bath & Beyond?Reddit and the alien logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. Even though they are clearly “hurting you” by carrying on with each other behind your back, your best friend and your wife may go to great lengths to conceal an affair with you, especially if he is married too and especially if there are kids involved. Nothing says back off like a face to face man to man talk.I’m really sorry and i feel like an asshole for saying this but i don’t think this is a healthy situation for you to stay in. A man that walks out on a 30 week pregnant wife and a son.I then felt like a partner to their trip, and I was happy I'd had a small part in financing it. I think you’re irked because she still doesn’t “get” what the problem is and is cutting back in seeing him etc to placate you, not because she sees the error of her ways.