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Alert school to threatening women

Sat., March 23, 2013

Dear Annie: I am 30 years old and decided to go back to college. I have made good grades. The problem is two supposedly grown women in one of my classes. It started when one of them broke up with my cousin. She blames me.

These women talk about me behind my back, scream in my face, threaten me and throw things at me. I have tried to be the bigger person and ignore them or walk away, but it hasn’t stopped. I also went to the dean and the teacher and got no results.

I am getting tired of the harassment, and I still have six more months in this class. What can I do? – Fuming in College

Dear Fuming: If these women are threatening you, the school should take action. Go back to the dean and say you will have to notify the police if the university won’t deal with the situation. Then do it.

Dear Annie: This is in response to “Concerned,” who objected to his granddaughter having a photograph of her late grandmother at her wedding.

In the past few years, I have attended some weddings of people whose beloved family members had passed away. One niece had a display of both sets of parents and all of her grandparents, including those who had died. Another niece put flowers on her father’s grave the day she got married. I attended a garden wedding where there were three chairs in the front row with ribbons on the back and a rose on the seat for the deceased parents of the groom and the deceased mother of the bride. I thought all of these were wonderful tributes. – L. in Florida

Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailboxcomcast.net, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

 

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