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Help! My Fiancé’s Daily Porn Habit Bothers Me.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Fiancé’s porn habit: My fiancé and I recently got engaged after two years of long distance; he lives in the U.K., and I’m in the States. Show More Summary

Playing Daddy?

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Burnt Toast

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How to Handle Errors in Business Mailings

We are only human. I’ve yet to run into anyone who is perfect or has never made a mistake. I make mistakes all the time… Business Mailings Require Priority Attention Like me, I bet you are on a bunch of mailing lists of companies you do business with. Show More Summary

Colleagues With Benefits

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Help! My Wife Has Stage 4 Cancer. Is it Terrible to Hope That She Goes Quickly?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Am I a terrible person?: A little background: My wife of 30 years has stage 4 metastatic breast cancer that has invaded her spine....Show More Summary

Rekindled Romance

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Unreasonable Doubt?

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Before You Click Submit…

Any contact you have with others using your business e-mail address will reflect on your business. If you use a site form and do not type with proper capitalization or check for typos, your inquiry most likely will not be taken as seriously...Show More Summary

Robbing the Cradle

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It’s Not a Blood Diamond

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Nobody Else Stepped Up to the Plate

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Help! I’m Stuck in a Lease with My Ex, and It’s Ruining My Sex Life.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Stuck with a selfish ex and looking to have my new guy over: I’m stuck in a lease with my ex-boyfriend. We are trying to get out, but for financial reasons, neither of us can move until we get new tenants. Show More Summary

Just Not Interested

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Remember Courtesy When Unsubbing

One issue that many do not pay attention to is their responsibility when it comes to unsubbing to something they signed up for previously. It happens all the time. For more useful tips (or to purchase my eBook ;-)) visit: Business Email Etiquette - Technology Etiquette for Professionals Check out my NEW Workshop: EmailEtiquetteWorkshop.com

I Blamed the Victim

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No Embryos for You

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Help! My 19-Year-Old Nanny Has Been Exercising in Our Home in Her Underwear.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Adventures in babysitting: Last week, I decided to work from home after a meeting instead of driving back across town to work. When I came home, I walked in on my 19-year-old female nanny working out in our home gym in just her underwear. Show More Summary

Business Email is All About the Details — and Trust

The details that create a positive impression are so very important to those who rely on e-mail as part of doing business online. Details that many times take very little effort to integrate. For more useful tips (or to purchase my eBook ;-)) visit: Business Email Etiquette - Technology Etiquette for Professionals Check out my NEW Workshop: EmailEtiquetteWorkshop.com

Don’t Thank Me

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