Annie, my son-in-law expects too much from my cancer-stricken daughter

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Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am

Dear Annie: My daughter, "Elizabeth," is a professional who is married to an older man. I'll call him "Jacob." They have two children.

Elizabeth recently was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and is going through intense chemotherapy. Early in her treatment, Jacob used to help a lot around the house with laundry and meals, and took good care of the kids. But she is halfway through her treatments, and although Jacob still looks after Elizabeth and the children, he expects her to do a lot more around the house. Of course, as soon as Elizabeth feels a little strong, she goes beyond her capacity and does too much.

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