Dear Roe, My younger sister is 27 and has temporarily moved in with me to save some money. I think ignoring that having sex with random men is dangerous is na ive and wilfully stupid. How can I make her see that she needs to be careful? It is literally never applied to straight men. Their fault for enjoying sex, for not having more self-control, for not following the rules.
Peter, not his real name, was married to Anita for five years. The couple split six months ago and have one child together. According to Peter, his marriage started to deteriorate when he found out his wife was financially assisting her sister with small amounts of cash and credit card purchases without being transparent with him. On the occasions I did speak up and address the pressure she was putting on my wife and our family, she made it out as though I was the odd one with a problem. I felt my wife hid secrets from me because she felt obliged to help a sibling — we started to pick on one another and it led to us deciding to be apart," he says.
Dear Roe: How can I make her see that she needs to be careful?
Shankar Vedantam. According to the research: men who have older sisters, on average, are less competitive than men who don't. And women who have older sisters, are more competitive than women who do not. NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam is with us once again. He regularly drops by to chat, and he has some new social science research today about siblings. Turns out that if you have an older sister, it can change your life. Shankar, how? Economist Hiroko Okudaira and her colleagues examined the behavior of Japanese high school and college students and specifically competition and competitive activities.
When he turned 20, he raped the girl in the flat they shared with their mother and another sibling. When their mother found out that her daughter was pregnant, she did not take her to hospital as she feared her son would get arrested. The offences came to light only when the girl's school referred the case to the Ministry of Social and Family Development's Child Protection Services. All parties in the case cannot be named due to gag orders protecting the identity of the victim, who is now The court heard that the victim, accused and their mother lived together with another brother in a two-room flat. Their mother had four children with their father, who stopped living with them in , the same year the first offences began, and divorced their mother in Her father had care and control of her under custody arrangements, but the victim, the youngest of the children, moved periodically between staying with her father and mother. In , when the accused was 13, he became "curious about pornography" and began to watch pornographic animations or cartoons online, said Deputy Public Prosecutors Marshall Lim and Michelle Lu.