No Sure Things

Dear Short Answers: Through the last year I’ve changed a lot, I had a relationship, enjoyable love making, a break-up and a broken heart.  But now I’ve forgotten all those. I need to love and to be loved, but I don’t want to have such a relationship again! Somehow I think it might be a [...]

Say What?

Dear Short Answers: What did John Deere invent? Wonderwonder Dear WW: The hermaphrodite  deer, probably. Like Unlike

A Wild Guess

Dear Short Answers: My boyfriend and I were talking about our third grade year, and the conversation went sorta like this: He went: “I was ripped, and still am ripped.” I was like:”I went to a public charter school that was taught like a private school, not to mention that third grade academics there is [...]

It All Depends

Dear Short Answers: My boyfriend is moving during the summer. I might move sometime this year, also, or I might stay another year. Well, my mom doesn’t allow me to date, so she doesn’t know about him, but my dad does. Should we just break up or continue a long-distance relationship? Because I love him [...]

Whistle While You Work

Dear Short Answers: What do you like about your work ? Curious (Yellow) Dear Curious: We love our work because it is a fabulous outlet for our opinions ( we have so many). And it is so much better than telling people who DIDN’T ask what to do. 1 person likes this post. Unlike

Boomerang Blues

Dear Short Answers:Our son just moved back home after living on his own for several years in another city. He is an adult now and we try not to make too many rules but he and his girlfriend were having a VERY good time this weekend and the sounds were “uncomfortable” for us and kept [...]

Minding His Business?

Dear Short Answers: A friend of mine is about to make a fool of himself by pursuing a much younger woman. Should I try to save him? Embarrassed Dear Embarrassed: It’s his party — you have no role in this unless your advice is solicited.  Stand at the ready — either for celebration or comfort. [...]

Freedom of Religion

Dear Short Answers: I have become more and more uncomfortable with organized religion as the years go by.  I hate being in churches, temples, mosques — they all creep me out.  Can I reasonably refuse to attend the religious ceremonies of friends and family? The Atheist Dear Atheist: The religious ceremonies of friends and family [...]

New Rules

Dear Short Answers: A good friend’s son just got married.  It was a small, impromptu family-only event.  Am I obligated to send a gift? Uninvited Dear Un: You are certainly NOT obligated to send a gift.  However, if you are fond of the groom and/or know him personally, a note to the couple is a [...]