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On Headline Contains Words

So many nonsense words.

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 11:18 am 0

On What Should We Call People Who Enjoy A Drink?

"Alcohol dependent" was what I called myself (I've since given up the drink). But I think "drinker" works just as well.

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 11:19 am 0

On Ask Polly: My Mom Keeps Guilting Me About Visiting For Christmas!

@2189378665@twitter Having good boundaries is the key to successful family interactions. I've definitely de-camped to a hotel on past visits with my SUPER XTIAN parents.

Posted on December 19, 2013 at 1:27 pm 0

On Ask Polly: I Am Severely Chafed By My Gentle, Compassionate Boyfriend

@913372052@twitter I get where you are coming from, but it's also totally possible to have AWESOME, UNDENIABLE physical chemistry with someone who is wrong for you in every way. It can't just be the only thing, and often I think it's misleading.

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 11:10 am 1

On Ask Polly: I Am Severely Chafed By My Gentle, Compassionate Boyfriend

@SomebodyElse OMFG ME TOO.

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 3:28 pm 0

On Ask Polly: I Am Severely Chafed By My Gentle, Compassionate Boyfriend

Wow this column really hit me in the soft parts. Amazing stuff!

Also: why WHY do men want to molest me when I'm doing the dishes? PLEASE STOP.

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 3:26 pm 0

On Ask Polly: My Life Is A Beige Pointless Hellscape!

LW: Clearly from your self-description, you are depressed. Do whatever it takes to get un-depressed. Polly's advice is AWESOME, and I will only add to that: if you are a drinking person, consider stopping for a bit. Alcohol is NOT the friend of the depressed person.

Also: if you have millions of little projects/hobbies and none of them seem to ever get done, try prioritizing just the one or two most important ones. I find that multiplying/diversifying my focus means I can never succeed (or fail!) at any one of those projects, thus no forward motion or definitive action results. If I can concentrate on just one or two things, tho, I can really create something that has worth to me. And I happen to REALLY like that feeling.

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 2:22 pm 0

On The Ultimate Black Friday Gift Guide For The 1%

I have to say I actually would buy those gloves.

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 11:08 am 0

On Ask Polly: If I Dump My Needy Girlfriend, I'm Afraid I'll Ruin Her Life!

@RDM Mainly due to the obvious, overweening narcissism.

Posted on November 29, 2013 at 12:37 pm 0

On Scott Walker Goes Shooting For The Presidency

Abe, do you know if his enthusiasm for Harleys pre-dates 2013? That also seems SOOOOO put-on to me.

Posted on November 26, 2013 at 3:31 pm 0