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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
Advice Goddess
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 12:00 am
I just got dumped by a guy who swore he was ready to settle down (after years of serial monogamy). His relationship history reminded me of the man you wrote about recently who had been married and div


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