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Articles tagged with 'Advice'


When OPO attacks

Published Dec. 11, 2012

The effect of other people's opinions (OPO) can be extremely powerful. Input from a collective group can be helpful, valuable and quite constructive. On the flipside, there are times when unsolicited OPO makes its way into your life.


"How's the ___?"

Published Oct. 10, 2012

Sometimes I'm absolutely amazed at how stupid I can be in a restaurant. I have no idea how many times I've asked a server a question that goes something like, "Is it good?" or "how's the (fill in the blank)?"


A sweet 16 time capsule

Published April 20, 2009

Just before I left for spring training, the father of a 5-year-old girl in California e-mailed and asked if I would write his daughter a letter--for her 16th birthday-- in 2019. Talk about pre-planning a present.


Parent Posse: Advice for new parents

Published Aug. 11, 2008

This month, asks the Parent Posse to give some sage advice to new parents. Hopefully, it's less annoying than your mother-in-law's two cents' worth.


Help, my girlfriend smells like apples

Published April 12, 2008

This week, our intrepid relationship counselors advise a reader on how to politely tell his girlfriend that her shampoo makes him sick.


What makes a good Easter gift?

Published March 22, 2008

This week, Anjl and Marilynn tackle the tough question: what kind of gift is good to bring for Easter?


Dumped before we even meet?

Published March 1, 2008

In this week's column, Anjl and Marilynn respond to a reader who met a great girl online -- but she canceled their date before they even had a chance to meet.


Is bald still sexy?

Published Feb. 2, 2008

The simple answer is, bald is never out. Well, on some heads, bald should never be in.


Is it OK to date a coworker?

Published Jan. 27, 2008

There is a girl at work who’s really nice, she’s hot, and she’s single. What’s your stance on dating a coworker?