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Ask Amy: Young adult should not retire, but relocate

Amy Dickinson, Tribune Content Agency on

Brace yourself and carry on.

Dear Amy: Often, you offer advice on how to handle a family member's excessive drinking.

As someone who enjoys playing sports, I've had teaching pros tell me what to do to improve. However, for me and others the best way to learn is to see our mistakes on video.

Would it be helpful if family members took video of their drunk relatives and showed them the evidence?

– Coached


Dear Coached: Many readers have suggested this, and yes – video evidence could be a wake-up call.


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