Recharging Your Mojo

Dear Short Answers: What do you do if you’re just tired of the town you live in? I don’t like my job, my friends, the people here. It’s just boring. But I don’t know what to do. Can you help? Stuck Dear Stuck: We are great fans of moving as a vehicle for life change […]

Don’t Look for Trouble

Dear Short Answers: After being married for 40 years, how do you know if you’re still in love or just so used to living together that you can’t imagine living alone? Coupled Dear Coupled: If it feels good, it is good. Like Unlike

If It Feels Good, It is Good

Dear Short Answers: What makes life meaningful? Searching Dear S: For us, it is some combination of Love, Learning and Looking Beyond Oneself.  But hey, we’re willing to listen to any good ideas. Like Unlike

Shifting Gears

Dear Short Answers: i have been struggling with getting a girlfriend as of late, what should i do? stuck in neutral Dear neutral: Stop struggling. Do the things you like to do, smile as often as is reasonable, and stay open to new adventures. Like Unlike


dear short answers: Over the years we’ve been married, my wife and I have talked of living in different places around the country and even around the world.  It’s been a fun dream and diversion. As children get older, go off to school and careers wind down, where would we begin? How do we do […]

Lighten Up

Dear SA: I am a 20-something with a new found obsession for young trends like Justin Beiber and silly bandz. Is it immature for me to take an interest in fads not targeted to my age group? My biggest fear is one day becoming a Twilight Mom. Please tell me I won’t become a Twilight […]

Baby Grows Up…

Dear Short Answers: My son is suddenly a young man. It happened in a flash. Even though he grows up, will he always be my baby? M Dear M: No, he won’t be your baby… but if you play your cards well, you will enjoy a special relationship with a young man. Like Unlike

It’s Called Seduction…

Dear Short Answers: I met a guy a few weeks ago and we have been hanging out a pretty decent amount for the past few weeks. He always pays for my drinks and walks me home and hugs me good night. We plan “dates” in advance and are planning dinner and drinks next. But we […]

Not Your Job

Dear Short Answers: i take out the trash, mow the lawn, feed the dog and leave the toilet seat down and am faithful. what more does she want to make her happy? good hubby Dear hubby: What makes you think her happiness — or lack of it — is about you? 1 person likes this […]

Anything is Possible When You Are In Love

Dear S.A.: I have a pet question… Do you think having a dog in NYC is a good idea? I work 8-9 hours a day and I have a decent social life (maybe 2/3 nights a week), which I wouldn’t want to give up completely. I brought my family dog to the city a few […]

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