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Robin Abrahams

Robin Abrahams, a Cambridge-based writer with a PhD in psychology, writes the weekly “Miss Conduct” column for The Boston Globe Magazine. Read more of Miss Conduct’s wit and wisdom at bostonglobe.com/magazine or submit questions at bostonglobe.com/missconduct.

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Miss Conduct

Advice: Is it OK to publicly mock my mansplaining colleagues?

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A cartoon perfectly captures some of the people I work with, but posting it on my office door might cause trouble. Plus: When friends don’t reciprocate.

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Advice: I donated a car to a charity my friend runs, and she complained

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I passed along gifts worth thousands, only to have the recipients gripe about the inconvenience of it all.

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My husband has developed a disgusting habit

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Just the thought of it makes me queasy. How do I get him to stop?

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Is it rude to bring our own silverware to parties? We’re anti-plastic

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I don’t want my family using paper plates and plastic utensils, even at other people’s parties. Plus, a popcorn-in-teeth dilemma.