Columnist

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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Advice: I was just invited via Facebook to a wedding. It’s in four days.

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Is this the future of wedding invitations and I just have to get used to it?

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Advice: They refused to let me pay, then had the nerve to call me a freeloader

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I reconnected with a cousin, and she and her husband insisted on treating me when we got together despite my protests; now they’ve turned on me. Plus, how to sidestep Facebook challenges.

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Advice: My friends think their phones are more important than our conversation

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Is there a tactful way to get my friends to put away their devices when we’re out together?

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Advice: I’m being taunted by my nemesis in the commuter rail quiet car

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A fellow passenger is taunting me after I tried to shush a loud talker.