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My older brother has been dating his girlfriend since college…they’ve been together for 8 years, and he recently told me he was going to propose to her around valentine’s day.
I acted happy at first, but I actually don’t think it’s the right idea.
She criticizes him all the time, acts overly sensitive about everything, and is a huge worrier.
Should I tell my brother how I feel. Is it my place to tell him not to propose?
Laurie in Sandwich
I think it’s very sisterly of you to watch out for your brothers best interest. I could understand if this woman had problems with the law or if you knew she had major issues that your brother was unaware of that would affect him in a very negative way…but it seems that’s not the case.
If the worst thing is “she’s sensitive” and it doesn’t seem to bother your brother I think you should keep your feelings to yourself. If he’s been with her for 8 years then it seems to me he knows how she is and how she reacts to things.
Give him a kiss…wish him well and ask him if he needs your help picking out a ring!
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