It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes:
I work in an office with several other women in the same late 20s-early 30s range. We all get along well, but we don’t spend time together outside of work.
One of these coworkers, Sarah, is recently bereaved. Nine months ago, her 34-year-old husband was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Last week, he died. It is awful, awful, awful.
If it were up to me, she would be able to take as much time off from work as she wanted at