Life Advice



Mom May Be Addicted To Plastic Surgery

Life Advice / Sense & Sensitivity /

DEAR HARRIETTE: My mother won't stop getting plastic surgery. She's 52 years old, and she's done body sculpting, liposuction, lip fillers and Botox, and now she's trying to schedule a complete facelift. She is starting to look unrecognizable and incredibly plastic. I beg her to stop and try to reassure her that she's still beautiful and doesn't ...Read more

Renter Wants Small-Town Feel, Big-City Mindset

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DEAR HARRIETTE: I've lived in a bustling city for the past 22 years. I would love to move to a quiet rural town with idyllic scenery and a small-town feel. My rent now is high because of my location, and I can really move anywhere because I don't own my home. My only concern is dealing with the small-town mindset that often goes hand-in-hand ...Read more

Business Owner Doesn't Want Unsolicited Advice

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DEAR HARRIETTE: I'm getting sick of my friends and colleagues giving me unwanted advice. I started my own business a little while ago, and I didn't ask anyone for help because I didn't want any help. Since the early phases of starting my business, I've received a lot of advice that I didn't ask for. Most of the time, the people who offer their ...Read more

In-Laws Make Agnostic Reader Uncomfortable

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DEAR HARRIETTE: I try hard to stay away from the topic of religion when I'm with my in-laws, but I'm starting to realize how unavoidable this topic is. My husband comes from a very religious background, and I simply wasn't raised to subscribe to any particular religion myself. I feel that my in-laws impose their views on me every time we see ...Read more

Freelancer Wants To Fit In With Company Culture

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DEAR HARRIETTE: I have spent most of my working life doing freelance projects with small businesses. Recently, I have been working with a big corporation, and I have been having difficulties. On one hand, they like my creative ideas and vision a lot. But I haven't figured out their processes yet, and I always seem to be late. I'm noticing that ...Read more



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