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When three friends get together, one person makes the workplace outsider feel like a conversational third wheel.
She fell head over heels for a guy who wasn’t quite over his previous relationship, and is paying a price.
Reader wonders why fiance has a problem with her seeking his input from time to time.
She’s the last to settle down, and her friends are too busy for her milestones.
They’ve been dating for five months and talking about next steps.
A reader avails herself of letter tiles from board games to help her solve newspaper word-scramble puzzles.
These granules are suffused with butter flavor yet fat- and gluten-free and used on many foods.
A sleepy reader finds out the hard way that a candle that seems to be dying down can come back to life.
Executive assistant is treated to nothing more than a bellowed “JOHN” when answering one boorish caller.
She thanked her neighbors for some work with a cake; they returned her cake plate with candy. What next?
It’s important for couples to have a Meaningful Look that serves as a sign one is chatting too much.
Is the Gentle Reader’s silver utensil meant for cranberry sauce? Cucumbers? Jelly?
Her in-laws are engaged in a questionable business, and she’d like business chatter off the table.
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She’s 19 and has a family history of breast cancer. But her mother is balking at her getting gene testing.
His wife has struggled with addiction for years, but he hung on. Then she had an affair with her AA sponsor.
Her ex is a mess. She still sleeps with him, though, and seems more worried about his girlfriend than herself.
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Older dogs are prone to develop usually benign cysts or tumors in hair follicles and glands in the skin.
A wife wants a dog’s ashes interred with war veteran at Arlington National Cemetery.
She might be developing arthritis or spondylosis of the back.
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This co-worker gives her a stare that seems to signal he has her “in his sights.”
So many holidays jammed together this year might make it hard to buy. But Marguerite Kelly has ideas.
Her son has one major problem with potty training. Marguerite Kelly advises how to fix the problem.
They may have moved on, but she wants to keep in touch with her ex husband’s nieces and nephews.
MOMSPEAK | In hoping the next stage of parenthood will be better, parents can miss the point of childhood.
Harvard survey finds 42 percent of kids cheated on homework. What’s the big deal?
This year, resolve to be a less meddlesome parent.
But do they like each other?
His name is Fabio and he’s helping teach her words in Italian. Perfetto!
Does the food critic have a future in matchmaking?
But is there a future?
Will their date be all academic?
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