Every day we feature the beloved “Strawberry Letter” franchise that is so popular on “The Steve Harvey Morning Show,” heard nationwide. Send in your letters and Shirley Strawberry will dish out the necessary advice. Today’s topic: I found my king, but will it last? Good Morning Crew, So after all the jacks I have dealt with, a king has finally been sent to me. We are engaged and deeply in love, with a few issues! My fianc and I live together and plan to be married soon, but I hope we make it. The first issue is he moved into my house. I tell him, “Yes, I own the house but it is our home,” but i think he still feels vulnerable. The second issue is there were a lot of small, left over things from old relationships: pictures, invites, addresses etc. and they keep popping up here and there. I would have cleaned it out better but he just wanted to put everything in the attic without me looking through it all. The third issue is the bed. This is the biggest issue. You know why. I told him we can get a new bed and new furniture that we choose but we just never did. It still continues to be an issue. The fourth issue is I have a dog and apparently he is allergic to dogs (sometimes), but I really am not trying to make such a big change until we actually get married. So should I just really push us into getting new furniture and giving my dog up now or just wait until we are closer to getting married? I would hate to do all of that and we don’t even make it to marriage. Did I mention that it is my son’s dog?
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