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Advice Column: How To Move On From A Lying Ex

Chelsea Leigh Trescott | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Chelsea Leigh Trescott

Your letter is not about your ex being a d*ck. If he were a d*ck, you would have stopped thinking about him by now. But you are thinking about him. Almost a year later, and you're reaching out to me, too. You said you shouldn't be thinking about him though. Has someone told you that? Often our friends do.

Want Some Advice? Ask Your Question Here...

Brent Stoller | Posted 02.18.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller Just out of college, my friends and I went out on weekends, because there were no girls in our apartments. There were at t...

When I Started Asking This One Question Everything Changed

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 07.14.2016 | Good News
Leigh M. Clark

Over the years, I've realized, that rather than merely giving advice, I can stand to learn much more by asking for it. Advice is a way we repurpose our past, or the experience of those who went before us, and attempt to give someone in the future a better chance at success.

My Parents Put a Hex on Me!

Eva Papp | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Eva Papp

The more you continue taking steps forward no matter how you feel, the more you will have concrete evidence of achievement.

This Is The Crazy Sh*t Magazines REALLY Mean When They Tell You About Love And Sex

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker & Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 03.14.2014 | Women

Everyone's received their fair share of truly terrible love advice, whether from Internet forums, or over-enthusiastic great-aunts. But we'd argue tha...

True Confessions Of A Former Sex Columnist

TueNight | Posted 04.22.2014 | Women

While I was busily doling out good advice -- and I did give seriously sound counsel -- for much of the time I was living bad advice.

What Happens To Couple Friends After Divorce?

Christine Gallagher | Posted 11.05.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Divorce lawyers work hard to split assets fairly after a marriage ends. But there's one valuable part of a couple's life that's hard to split and that is their shared friends. Friends often feel they have to choose one over the other

Bette Davis Offered Some Awesome Advice In 1943

Posted 08.29.2013 | Women

Bette Davis was not only an iconic actress, but apparently she also fancied herself an advice columnist. Dear Abby, eat your heart out. In a June ...

Everybody Dies, But Some Live on Forever: Here's to Nora Ephron

Agi Smith | Posted 08.18.2013 | Divorce
Agi Smith

If you had told me when I was 25 that at 50 I would be divorced and raising a daughter on my own I would have looked at you like you were nuts.

The Moment I Knew My Marriage Was Over

Christine Gallagher | Posted 08.10.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Many divorced people can remember a moment when a little voice in their head told them loudly and emphatically, "This marriage is over!" It's a moment when a line is crossed and there is no looking back.

Tristan Prettyman -- Musician, Writer, Woman: Part Two

Maria Burnham | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

A few weeks back I posted a blog about singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman. Not only is she a talented writer and musician, but she is also a growing woman who has embraced love, heartbreak, and life, and she is not afraid to share her experiences with those around her.

Tristan Prettyman-Musician, Writer, Woman-Talks About Love: Part One

Maria Burnham | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

Today I had the privilege to chat with singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman about life, love, heartache, and what it feels like to be a woman in her early 30's.

Beaver Friends

Tim Mattingly | Posted 04.12.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

I, for one, would find a job where I could hang out with my beaver friends all day. Or I would just adopt the lifestyle of a wild beaver and live at the dam. Or I would build my own dam next to them.

If 'Dear Abby' Gave the Girls of HBO's 'Girls' Some Advice

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Maryjane Fahey

Imagine HBO's 'Girls' coming to Dear Abby for advice, self-involved and dealing with their problematic Brooklyn lives and needing a bit of her most uncommon common sense...

Dear Abby's Words To Live By

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.18.2013 | Fifty

The late columnist's words of wisdom on marriage, kids and cooking naked.


Waldo Mellon | Posted 12.25.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Dear Waldo, I'm having a problem with kissing. Don't get me wrong. I've kissed plenty. But when I kiss these days all I think about is what I think about when I'm sheet rocking. Also, how come we even kiss in the first place?

Ask the Relationship Doctor

Steven Clifford | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Dear Dr. Relationship, My husband never listens to a word I say.

Popcorn in a Microwave

Waldo Mellon | Posted 10.03.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Boy oh boy, have you ever opened up a fabulous can of worms, and have I ever got great news for the both of you. I do indeed have some advice.

The Reason So Many Women Love Teen Site Rookie Mag

Slate | Posted 07.27.2012 | Women

Over drinks with a friend last week, talk turned to our fumbling sex lives. She mentioned an advice column—it detailed how to deal with body insecur...

My Pompadour

Waldo Mellon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

I know that everyone has his or her own ideas about how to behave, and that right after hollering fire, the best way to clear a crowded room is to yell 'Anybody wanna hear my philosophy on life?' And so why am I doing this?

How to Sell Your Maidenhead

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. Jean Carroll

Why should I waste my purity on a "meaningful" college boyfriend or a saggy sugar daddy when I can receive a pot of gold all in one go?

Ask Maddisen: How to Greatly Improve Your Life

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

As adults, we have a choice. We have dominion over our attitudes, our inner choices and our outer choices.

Friends Don't Judge -- Or Do They?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

As your daughter is only 5 ½, you need to be cautious about the people you expose her to. So if your fiancé is incarcerated for child molestation, that obviously should be a deal-killer.

One Child's Cry For Attention

Mona Ackerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mona Ackerman

Q: I am having a real problem with my son, Todd. He is fifteen years old and seems to be incredibly angry at the whole family, but at me in particul...

When Indecision Means It's Time To Grow Up

Mona Ackerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mona Ackerman

Q: I have written to you before. At the time, I was dating someone for two years, whom I liked a lot. I felt very comfortable with him. He was re...