By Karen Karbo, REDBOOK
Q: My baby sister recently found out that her boyfriend is also dating a married woman-who is pregnant with his baby! She won't break up with him, and I know this nightmare love triangle is going to blow up in her face. How can I make her see reason?
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A: I've found that it's impossible to make anyone in love see reason, even when the danger is as obvious as it is in your sister's case. Go ahead and tell her one last time that you are worried about her heart getting totally broken-I don't imagine it'll make her do anything different, but it might make you feel better. But there's a larger, tougher truth here: People need to make their own mistakes, even beloved baby sisters. Toddlers learn to walk by falling down, and your sister is probably about to learn a thing or two about love. All you can truly do is make sure she knows you're there for her. She's going to need you.
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