Should I Be Jealous of Her 'Work Husband'?

Ask Demetria: There are a few reasons you don't have to worry about your wife's co-worker.

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Hopefully you're more at ease about the work husband, but if your wife's use of the term still bothers you, just speak up and let her know how you feel. Her use of the term is probably a handy catchphrase and no indication that her work husband poses any threat to her real husband.

Demetria L. Lucas is a contributing editor to The Root, a life coach and the author of A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life. She answers your dating and relationship questions on The Root each week. Feel free to ask anything at 

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