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Can I help the handyman who sleeps on a cot?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, Money | 0 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from THURSDAY, AUG 20, 2009 This guy in our neighborhood has it rough, but I need to maintain clear boundaries Dear Cary, A neighbor of mine needs help. He is...

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I’m having trouble trusting my new boyfriend

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, Relationships | 4 comments

Write for Advice Dear Cary, I am writing to you in the hope that you can help me sort out my life, such as it is. I am a woman in her late thirties, though I look much younger. Who knows how long that will be the...

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A good mother

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in abuse, Advice, Advice Column, family, Parents | 7 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Friday, Jul 11, 2003 I have...

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Panicked in Rome

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, career, Relationships | 4 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Thursday, Dec 5, 2002...

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Overwhelmed!!!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, anxiety, family | 2 comments

  Write for Advice   Hi Cary, I love your column. I hope you can...

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Thank you for rejecting me. I feel a whole lot better now!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Writers and Writing | 5 comments

  ——– Original Message ——– Subject:...

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Time to ban “love locks” on Paris bridges

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in France, French Writing Retreat, Love Locks, Paris | 0 comments

When I first saw “love locks” on the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, they seemed...

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I’m going for it

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, cheating, Infidelity, marriage, Relationships | 3 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Monday, Feb 24, 2003...

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I’m in love with a mama’s boy

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, family, Money, Parents, Relationships | 2 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from TUESDAY, DEC 10, 2002 She...

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Why I keep doing the workshops

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Posts and musings about workshops and retreats, Writers and Writing, Writing Workshops | 1 comment

I have learned a lot in the last seven years about caring for the writing self...

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My wife is mean to me

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, family, marriage, Money, Relationships, Work | 5 comments

Hi Cary, When I married my wife, I started my own business (Web development)....

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I’m lonely

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, loneliness, secrets | 4 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Friday, Apr 25, 2003...

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My Scandinavian bridesmaid’s roommate is a creep

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, Friendship, Weddings | 5 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Wednesday, Oct 20, 2004 He...

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My husband abused my son

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in abuse, Advice, Advice Column, family | 6 comments

  Write for Advice Dear Cary, For three years I have grappled with how to...

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Help! I’m falling for a fat man!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, Dating, Relationships, Sex | 2 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from THURSDAY, JUL 27, 2006 I...

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My freeloader boyfriend

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, career, Relationships | 0 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 He...

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I got caught stealing money from work

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, shame | 0 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Wednesday, Apr 29, 2009 I...

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Can I skip my friend’s wedding?

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, Friendship, Weddings | 4 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 I...

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My secret is about to be revealed

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, secrets | 5 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Wednesday, Jan 4, 2006 I...

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I think my dad’s too old to vote

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, Parents | 2 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Tuesday, Apr 15, 2008 He...

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I lost my leg in an accident

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column | 6 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Tuesday, Jun 21, 2005...

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I finally found my dad — drunk on skid row

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, alcoholism, Parents | 2 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Thursday, Aug 25, 2011...

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Easy ways to get to Le Chateau du Pin

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Chateau du Pin, Creative Getaway, France, French Writing Retreat, Le Chateau du Pin, Loire Valley Writers Retreat, Writing retreats, Writing Workshops | 0 comments

Would you like to come to the Chateau du Pin writing retreat with a...

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I seem to be moving in with my boyfriend — but why?!

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, family, Parents, Relationships | 5 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Monday, Aug 25, 2008 His...

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My new boyfriend’s mom has cancer

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, cancer, Dating, Friendship, Relationships, Sex | 7 comments

  Write for Advice   Hi Cary, I am seeing a great guy, but things...

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Inherited money turned my friends into idiots

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Friendship, Money | 0 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Thursday, Apr 28, 2011...

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I have a secret I have to tell

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in abuse, Advice, Advice Column, family, secrets | 2 comments

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Monday, Mar 12, 2012  ...

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