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Save Yourself!

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It’s All Coming Out Now

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Help! My Boyfriend’s Roommate Is a “Progressive” Blowhard.

Q. Separate beds for a happily married couple?: My wife and I are happily married, but I relish when I am able to sleep alone. This is because I snore and she wakes me up six to 10 times a night, and also because she gets up twice a night to use the bathroom. Show More Summary

Seeing Red in Business E-mails

When Senders change certain verbiage within an e-mail to the color red, they are making a point — and a strong point at that! The use of red to indicate emphasis is an extra effort taken by the Sender to make sure the Recipient understands just how strongly they feel about the topic at hand. […] Read the rest here.... Seeing Red in Business E-mails on Business Email Etiquette.

Straight Trippin’

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Full House

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Queer Come Lately

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Help! My Friend Wants Me to Throw Her a Shower—but the Doctor Says Her Baby Won’t Survive.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Maybe baby shower? A good friend has had a string of terrible and life-threatening miscarriages and is now pregnant again. The problem is that it is uncertain if the baby will make it to full term, due to some unfortunate complications. Show More Summary

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.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Why do they date the young ones?: I recently started seeing a man. He’s 40 and divorced. I’m 38 and divorced. We both have children. Show More Summary

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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