Posts Tagged: advice
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Ask Baba Yaga: Can You Help Me With Work And Money?

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Dear Wendy: Do You Have Any Tips On Being Productive?

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Don't Ever Let Famous People Tell You What To Do

This is an inscription I have in a book from John Hodgman. I was not actually there to get it, I was busy farming in New Zealand (as the inscription hints). While I was there, my now husband/then "it's complicated" went to a book signing, where he was apparently very nice and spent a long time talking to everyone who went up and got their books signed.

My man told Hodgman the second copy was for me, that I was busy farming and fiNdinG mYseLF across the world, but that I was an aspiring writer and maybe he could write some advice for me. I got "Give [...]

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Retroactive Heartbreaks, Above-Board Romances, and Constant Ultraserious Shouting About Things

I'm a twenty-five year old woman who is thinking about trying to date women. I've always had what I'm realizing were crushes on women, but have never talked about or acted on them. Do you have suggestions for the most respectful way to go about this, on say, OkCupid? I don't want to make anyone feel like a test subject or safari ride. For the record, I'm looking to date women and men casually, not try somebody out and ghost, but I totally understand why it would make someone feel uneasy.

As I mention pretty regularly, it’s okay to begin dating somebody without being sure whether you’ll end [...]

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Being "The Straight One," The Basics Of Butt Stuff, And Talking To Your Kids

For a long time, the majority of my closest friends have been lesbians or queer-identified. From high school to college to now in my twenties, in every city I've lived, my closest friends have always been queer. I've always been "the straight one." My friends and I have made jokes about my short hair and how there was a time when I got more attention from ladies than from dudes, and that's all cool. Recently, I've made friends with a group of awesome ladies who all identify as lesbians or bi. Again, all cool. The issue is that I made friends with them through one of my queer-identified friends [...]

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Ask Baba Yaga: How Can I Live With Such A Large Rat?

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Ask Baba Yaga: How Can I Give Fewer Fucks?

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