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How do I tell my hosts I have celiac disease and can’t eat gluten?
I don’t want to stress them out, but I also don’t want to go hungry.
My friend experienced a tragedy. When I invite him to gatherings, I worry someone will ask him about it.
How do I make sure that my friend is comfortable, and that other guests don’t find themselves in an awkward situation?
Advice: My sister is messing up my relationship with my parents
When it’s time to seek help in dealing with a complicated family dynamic.
I distanced myself from a negative friend. So why did I say he could move in?
Immediately after telling him he could live with me, I regretted it.
Someone started crashing my regular coffee group. How do we ditch him?
He’s oblivious to his momentum-killing intrusion.
I’m politically engaged, but can only do so much. How do I turn down requests to get involved?
Divide things into three lists: Bucket, Chuck-It, and With-Luck-It
How do I keep half-hearted holiday gifts from hurting my feelings?
It makes me feel like I’m not an important member of the group when I get gifts at the holiday that seem like an afterthought.
How to get stuff done in a post-pandemic open-plan office
What to do when chatty colleagues and indiscreet Zoom sessions distract you from your job.