Dear Prudence: Caretaker who wants to escape.

Help! My Aging Partner Won’t Let Me Vacation Alone.

Help! My Aging Partner Won’t Let Me Vacation Alone.

Advice on manners and morals.
Sept. 26 2015 2:06 PM

Caretaker Who Wants to Escape

I do everything for my aging partner, but he’s offended I want to vacation alone.

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Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Massonstock/Thinkstock.

In this week's video Prudie counsels a woman who feels guilty about wanting to take a weekend away from her retired partner.

Emily Yoffe is a contributing editor at the Atlantic.