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Dear Wilhemina

Prospect’s agony aunt responds to readers’ problems

By Prospect   January 2010

A question of faith

Dear Wilhemina My partner is Catholic and I’m Jewish. Neither of us are “believers” in any real sense, and our separate backgrounds have never been a problem. Yet now that our children are old enough to participate more fully, we seem to be taking things more to heart—especially at this time of year. It’s started to put quite a strain on our relationship: I want my children to know and celebrate Hanukkah, she wants the Christmases of her childhood complete with tree and midnight Mass. How do we square the circle? RB

Dear RB You…

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