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Love Hurts

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Help! My Catholic Mom Is Trying to Guilt Me Back Into the Church.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Guilt book club: I am a woman who is married to another woman. As a staunch Catholic, my mom is opposed to this and does not recognize our marriage. Show More Summary

White Pow

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True Colors

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Nothing but a Number?

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Just When I Thought I Was Out

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Help! My Husband’s Family Won’t Forgive Me for Cheating on Him. Should I Say Something?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Rebuilding in-law relationships: I met my husband at the end of 2011. We married in 2014 but separated six months later due to infidelity on my part. Show More Summary

A Real Catch

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Don’t Speak

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Premium Loss

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Help! Am I Betraying My Husband by Going on a Trip With My Single Friends?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Trip without spouse: I have been married for a little more than a year. It’s a blast. We have a lot of fun together, and I’m very grateful. Show More Summary

Business E-mail Stationery Files Save You Time

How often have you wondered how you can save time with your business e-mail communications? Every day, right? We never seem to have enough time to accomplish everything we need to. With each passing day it seems more e-mails land in our inbox. Show More Summary

Out, Spot

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Photo Bomb

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Step a Little Closer

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Help! Should I Out My Former Girlfriend to My New Partner? They’re Mutual Friends.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Don’t want to out my ex: My first major relationship ended when my girlfriend realized she was asexual, after we’d been together for several years. Show More Summary

Discretion is Critical in Business E-mail Communications

Discretion: Freedom to act or judge on one’s own Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress Refined taste; tact The power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies The trait of judging wisely and objectively Okay,...Show More Summary

Dr., Mr., Ms., Mrs., First Name, Last Name

This is one of the topics I get contacted about most. How the heck do you address contacts you don’t know in a business e-mail? The Simple Answer: It all depends on your relationship and if or how well you know the person. The Extended Version: If you don’t know them at all or very […] Read the rest here.... Show More Summary

Bye Bye Baby

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Terms of Disendearment

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