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Whisper Sweet Diagnoses

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Tchotchkes From Heaven

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Help! My Boyfriend Recently Dated a Much Younger Woman, and It Creeps Me Out.

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Is Business E-mail Etiquette a Choice?

The answer is a resounding “NO”! There are certain habits and skills one must acquire to succeed in business. If business success were so easy; everyone would be a tycoon, right? We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Show More Summary

Fed to Death

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Be-Twixed

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All About a Boy

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Help! I Am Always Tired Because of a Chronic Illness. Should I Have a Baby?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. To baby or not to baby?: I am 32 years old and have been happily married to my wonderful husband for seven years. We have not had a child yet because I have been dealing with depression. Show More Summary

The Babysitter With No Name

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E-mail Etiquette & Website Forms

Several times each day I get an inquiry through the website forms on one of my sites that clearly does not seem to be from a business professional. But it turns out they are… or they think they are? These are folks asking questions or looking for my professional assistance. Show More Summary

Sapphic Secret

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Free to Roam

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Help! My Sister Gave Away an Heirloom Diamond. Is She Disrespecting Our Grandmother?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Diamond drama: A few years ago, my grandfather carried out one of my grandmother’s final wishes before her death. She had a beautiful wedding band with seven sizable diamonds and, incidentally, seven granddaughters. Show More Summary

Starting the Year With a Bang

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2017 Business E-mail Etiquette New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! New attitude? New habits? The last year brought many changes, unfortunately, when it comes to proper technology use, many still do not take their business e-mail habits and activities as seriously as they should. Read the rest here.... 2017 Business E-mail Etiquette New Year Resolutions on Business Email Etiquette.

Emergency Release

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Save Your Breath

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Wife Crisis

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Help! My Parents Paid for My Brother’s Wedding, so Why Are They Refusing to Pay for Mine?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Discouraging a wedding: I’ve been seeing a wonderful man for the past few years, and we’ve been discussing getting engaged and married soon. Show More Summary

All Dried Out

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