A Brave Old World

Dear Short Answers: What’s the deal with baby showers? Until this summer I never heard of them. Do I have to go? Janey Dear Janey: It seems to be a millennial thing — like big weddings and social media. Maybe they feel the need to connect after all that texting.  No, you don’t have to [...]

Fashion Police on the Prowl

Dear Short Answers: Do you think it’s okay for heavy-set women to wear really low cut dresses?  I think that E-cup breasts should not be seen in public. MJK Dear MJK: Do the E-cups belong to you?  We don’t think you should be making wardrobe choices for anyone except yourself. 1 person likes this post. [...]

Women and Their Clothes

Dear Short Answers: A friend of mine gave me a dress approximately 6 years ago. We were trading clothes like a lot of females do. She gave me a dress that she no longer wanted. I later turned that dress in to a cute ” Tinkerbell” Halloween costume. Now, 2 years later, she asked me [...]

Simple Addition

Dear Short Answers: Why are gay men so much more attractive than straight men? DJM Dear DJM: Grooming+Fitness+Fashion = Attractive 1 person likes this post. Unlike

Just Do It

Dear Short Answers: My wife and I are both in our 40s and have had a great marriage for the past 12 years. I recently decided that I wanted to get a tattoo. I can’t explain why, I just do. The problem is that my wife hates tattoos and refuses to allow me to get [...]


Dear Short Answers: There is a new woman at work who dresses in a very inappropriate way. The problem is that she dresses TOO WELL!! I work in a casual work environment and she dresses in fancy designer suits and expensive shoes. She’s making the rest of us girls look like slobs. How do I [...]

Sartorially Splendid (Not)

Dear Short Answers: Can you settle an argument that I am having with my wife? I like to wear old clothes around the house and I admit that some of them are a bit ratty. They’re clean but a stain here or there. My wife thinks I should try to look nice all the time [...]

Right to Bare Arms

Dear Short Answers: I recently read an article that said if you have tattoos on your arms, you should cover them when you go on a job interview. Isn’t this being a bit dishonest? Open Book Dear Open: We have found that attitudes toward tats vary considerably more than we might have suspected.  We don’t [...]

Non-Denominational Service

Dear Short Answers: When you host a dinner party and you know that some people are vegetarians, some are vegan, some are lactose-intolerant, some are gluten-free and some have food allergies – what on earth do you make? Or do you just make what you normally would and let people go hungry if they can’t [...]

Rolling Back the Clock

Dear Short Answers: I find it incredibly irritating when my boy friend comments on my clothes. It is never something simple like “that looks great” or “I prefer the yellow sweater.” It is always something like “that belt breaks the line of the dress” or “that scarf is too bright when you still have winter [...]

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