Dr. Susan vs. Dr. Laura: My husband’s friend is a sluuuuuut. Do I have to go to the baby shower?

And, here we go again. Brace yourselves, Persephoneers, it’s a doozy.

The following was taken from Dr. Laura’s website. Have any questions you want somebody that isn’t Dr. Laura to answer? Ask me!

The question: “Recently, my husband’s best friend knocked up his ‘shack-up honey’ after dating her for three months. This is his first child, her third and all her kids have different dads. A few people are throwing a baby shower for the girlfriend. I refuse to go and don’t want to even give them a gift since this does not seem like a ‘joyous arrival’ to be celebrating under these circumstances. I am being criticized for my stance from several others and even from my husband. How should I handle their negative remarks? Or am I in the wrong, and I should give a gift at the baby shower?” Continue reading