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“My wealthy sister expects me to pay my way”

Our agony aunt, Mary Fenwick, offers a new perspective on whatever is troubling you

MARY FENWICK is a business coach, journalist, fundraiser, mother, divorcée and widow

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Q My sister has so much more than me and I am really struggling with it. Her husband has a good job in the City, which means that she can stay at home with their baby. I asked her about going back to work, and she says she might not bother. Basically, money isn’t an issue. My boyfriend and I both work in the arts, we live in a rented flat and money is a constant worry. The worst thing is, she doesn’t seem to understand that at all. If we go out for lunch, she doesn’t treat me, she expects me to pay my half. I am so upset about it, I almost feel like I need to stop seeing her. How can I make her understand where I’m coming from? Name supplied

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