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Advice Goddess
Thursday, March 22, 2012 12:00 am
I’m a recently divorced 40-something woman, now dating again, and I’m wondering what the guidelines are on how long to wait to have sex. I’m not interested in casual sex, but I have
Advice Goddess
Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:00 am
When I got married, I was a slim 6 feet 2, but I’ve gained a lot of weight. My wife gained about 20 pounds but recently lost that and more. I’ve been as high as 265, but I’m now at 2
Advice Goddess
Thursday, March 8, 2012 12:00 am
I’m a 32-year-old woman with a Ph.D. I’m beyond happy with my career path, but I’m not meeting men I’m impressed with or inspired to see again. A girlfriend sent me a New York
Advice Goddess
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:00 am
Your answer to “Roseless,” the woman bemoaning her boyfriend’s lack of “romantic ambition,” hit a nerve with me. My wife of 19 years and I shared equally in raising our t
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 12:00 am
I’m an Occupy girl, age 45, into eco-shamanism and planetary consciousness stuff. I’ve mostly dated engineers with a playful side who initially seemed open to my interests but quickly beca
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 12:00 am
I’m having a whirlwind romance with a man I met online on Thanksgiving. I moved across the country to live with him on Dec. 20, and we’re now building a life together. The problem is I hav
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 12:00 am
Why do men OFFER (as in, announce unasked) that they aren’t dating anyone when that’s a lie? I’m a busy 30-something woman, meeting men almost exclusively online. A guy will often te
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 12:00 am
I love good food and wine, but I hate cooking and I’m bad at it. When you’re dating, it seems like you’re supposed to cook your partner dinner at a certain point, especially if you&r
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 12:00 am
I’m a 33-year-old nurse in a five-month “friends with benefits” thing with a doctor co-worker. I am only 18 months out of an abusive 10-year relationship and wanted something fun and
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 12:00 am
I’m a retired pastor in my 50s. A nearby church wanted my help with their Christmas musical, and I asked my wife of five years, who played bass at my church, to join me. She became angry at this


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