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Miss Conduct

Party foul

Dealing with a double dipper. Plus, hints for hushing loud neighbors (and their dog).

> A certain family member often double dips, then “cleans the bowl” with her fingers and licks them. “The Princess” is sensitive and defensive. How can I handle this situation without hurting her feelings? I feel like setting up a secret chamber with “uncontaminated food,” so that everyone feels comfortable.

Anonymous / Boston

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