Dear Abby: My husband of 30-plus years cheated on me several years ago with one of his young private students. In our state, she would have been underage, but she was living in an adjacent state with different laws. I had just finished six months of nursing his mom to heaven. She had Alzheimer’s and he did very little to help.

We had one of the few fights in our marriage about his affair, but nothing was ever resolved. I suspect he’s still in contact with her, but I can’t prove it. He has never apologized for his behavior. Otherwise, he has been a good husband. He is sick himself now and I don’t feel right about leaving him. Any thoughts? — Not Right In North Carolina

Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips.

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