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Never Hump

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Love and Rejection

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Help! I Don’t Want a Divorce—I Just Want to Stop Having Sex With My Wife.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Mixed-orientation marriage: When we got married, my wife was mostly attracted to women. I (a man) was bisexual. Neither of us wanted monogamy, so we decided to have an open relationship. Show More Summary

Forwarding E-mails on Company Time

Employees should not be forwarding non-business related e-mails on company time. This goes for forwarding within the company, to outside contacts, associates or customers. Because forwarding e-mails in not appropriate behavior, that doesn’t mean it isn’t happening — it is and at alarming rates. Show More Summary

Two Guys, One Cup

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Color Me Bad

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Help! My Boyfriend Cheated on Me—but We Were on a Break.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Moving forward: My boyfriend of five years and I recently finished a six-week break from our relationship so that he could work through some of his personal issues and decide whether to take the next step and get married. Show More Summary

Pushed Out the Door

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3 Steps for Business E-mail First Contact

The fact is you have one chance to make a great first impression when you initiate first contact via e-mail. The same applies off-line. When you meet someone they have a limited amount of time and opportunity to make an impression. (Or to override your preconceived perception.) This happens based on what the person looks […] Read the rest here.... Show More Summary

Spite Wedding

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Man of My Dreams

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Help! I Want to Sleep With Other People. Do I Have to Give My Partner a Hall Pass Too?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Curiouser and curiouser: I was a late bloomer. I didn’t have much of a sex drive until I was in my early 20s, and I didn’t have sex of any kind until I was 27. Show More Summary

Fear for a Black Baby

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When “Smart” Words Make You Look Unintelligent

This guest post is from a very talented young writer that I’ve had the pleasure of communicating with. I look forward to more posts from Tessa as her time permits. Enjoy! ~ Judith Being intelligent has no bounds, as there is no one way to define or determine whether or not someone is smart. Show More Summary

Elder Intervention

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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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