Rude Religion Justified Because We Forgive Your Sucky Sin

A story from Internet Monk: My daughter, taking a break from her pursuit of a graduate degree, is a server at the Chili’s a few miles down from our house. Like many others her age she is already pretty critical of the church and its obvious hypocrisies. Her cynicism, that to say, is neither atypcial…

FOMO! Teacher is talking to their fellow teacher without inviting me

A message board post from Etiquette Hell: Hello. DH and I have found ourselves in a predicament involving another family. Because we feel emotional about the situation and don’t wish to come off childish due to that, we could really use some non-biased insight as to how to move forward in a civilized way that…

Completely unbiased manager needs to protect daughter

Today’s letter is from Ask a Manager: I am the director of operations for our practice. I have a daughter who is one of our employees, and I am her manager. She has a seven-month old baby and works part-time from home for our publicly traded company, doing administrative work. She brought her baby to…

Leave Advice Giving to the Expert: Yourself!

Dear Not Wrong, I started a satirical advice column with my friend and lately this friend, let’s call him Brian for anonymity’s sake, hasn’t been writing anymore. He says he’s busy with real life things like his job and freelance work that make him money, but I really feel like I’m more important than those…

My coworkers have no chill

Dear Not Wrong, I work in a field I am really passionate about with people that I dislike. It is about noon, and one of my coworkers is not here. He didn’t call in sick and is usually punctual (we are supposed to be here at 9), so my coworkers are concerned. So concerned, in…

Why don’t my coworkers lunch breaks don’t revolve around me?

A letter from Ask A Manager: I started working in this company four months ago. At my previous job, I had a very bad office climate with a horrible boss so I appreciated the relaxed climate here. Also, at this new company I am acquainted with quite a few people because we went to college…

Help, my wife hates that I’m just a nurse!

Today’s letter is from Dear Prudence: I am a nurse who is male. Not a male nurse (that term is considered offensive). I have been married for over a year. When we were dating I got the feeling my now wife wasn’t too thrilled with my job choice. She teased me about it, saying things…

I see poor decisions in your future…

Today’s letter is from Ask E. Jean Dear E. Jean: I’m a 28-year-old creative type working in the Internet biz, eking out a pittance with blog work. I have no savings, not much in the bank, and no work on the horizon, and have been seriously single for seven years now—ouch! I’m trying to stay…

My husband isn’t the man of my dreams!

Today’s letter is from Dear Abby DEAR ABBY: Some nights I talk in my sleep. It doesn’t happen every night, and there is no rhyme or reason for it. Recently my husband told me I said something during my sleep that made him angry. He didn’t want to get into a fight, so we haven’t…

Ask A Manager But Don’t Tell Because Your Comfort On Work Trips With Boss Doesn’t Matter

A letter from Ask A Manager: Three of my reports (two staff and their team manager) were sent to a two-day conference on the other side of the state. According to one of the staff, Sally, when they were back at the hotel after the first day the team manager invited the two of them…