Annie, all the old folks think I'm too skinny!

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Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2013 12:00 am

Dear Annie: I am in school and working four jobs. I am also the mother of three. My husband is selfish. He doesn’t think twice about sending our children to a sitter so he can go out to do whatever he wants. When I’m at school or working, I constantly worry about the kids. I feel it is his responsibility to take care of them when I cannot, and vice versa.

My husband also has a drinking problem and won’t admit it. My heart breaks when he stays out most of the night with “friends” and passes out when he gets home early in the morning. I fear that one day he will drive home so drunk that he will kill himself or someone else.

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