Tag Archives: ADVICE

Handling Holiday Hassles Part II

5 days ’til Christmas… for some of you, that makes your heart rate increase and your palms sweat. But do not fear. I advise here on even more holiday gripes so you can keep your sanity and make it to … Continue reading

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Please Help Me Not Kill My Boyfriend (Because He's Better Than Me)

Dear Miriam, My boyfriend is so good at getting over fights. Not that it’s a bad thing, but I really feel like an ass when I say something mean, and he refuses to say anything mean back. Or when he … Continue reading

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Roommate Romance

When Miriam first moved in with Bryan, her girlfriends from New York emailed to ask how it was going. Her response? “Mostly good, but also I want to punch him in the face most of the time.” Granted she just … Continue reading

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Inner Yente Fail (Truth Hurts)

When a newly single girlfriend came to visit for a weekend getaway last month, I tried to set her up. It worked – for a hot second: “I should introduce you to _____. He’s really smart, loves to laugh, watch … Continue reading

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Handling Holiday Hassles and Headaches

We asked what your holiday gripes were, and you responded with complaints. Now I will advise on how to keep your sanity during this holly jolly season…that is, if you survived Thanksgiving. Roberta: So much to do, not enough time. … Continue reading

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Please Help Me Not Kill My Boyfriend, Thanksgiving Edition

Dear Miriam, Holidays are doubly stressful when you’re in a couple. Shaun and I have to celebrate with four families in three states (since both of our parents are divorced), plus visit home friends within a very short span of … Continue reading

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What Not To Wear: NY Edition

Fashion sense. I always thought I had it. But then my boyfriend, Shaun, told me I wear too many colors and really have no idea what I’m doing, but that’s besides the point. Even for a senseless fashionista like me, … Continue reading

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Everyone's Doing It: Cohabitation Nation

One year ago, I was in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend between New York and Philly. In May, I moved in with him. This is the first time I’ve ever lived with a guy. I grew up in … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make or Break Female Friendships

I have always had more male friends than female friends, and not just because the former came with certain physically pleasurable benefits every now and again. I used to say it was because guys are simple–they like shootin’ the shit, … Continue reading

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Why I Chose A Cubicle Over Grad School

Do all 20-somethings working in a cubicle dream and/or threaten to go back to school? Grad school is like this greener pasture of hope. Instead of working 9-6 day after day, we have the option of reliving our undergrad years, … Continue reading

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