From surprisingly chill outcomes to palpable tension at family events, here are some of the most noteworthy responses. "I was engaged to a guy for four years that ended because of his inability to keep his little wang in his britches when he left the house.
His older brother briefly lived with us during a job transition, and we became pretty good friends.
These discussions helped us to navigate this new definition of family for all of us.
I was so thrilled that first Christmas when SIL told me she was happy I was part of the family.
Now that we are getting married it will be official soon!
So we kept talking, fell in love, and now we're married.
My sister thankfully skipped her sloppy seconds toast at the wedding." —14. I don't know how they feel, because we haven't spoken since they called to tell me they were dating my ex. I've tried to reach out and let them know I'm not upset about it, but I get no response.