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Comment on: Healthy Dinners for the Broke and Lazy College Student: Day 2 - Health - Boston.com
Posted 09/24/2014 10:58:16 EDT
zest of a lime? if I'm a broke and lazy college student, do I have a zester? and do I spend time 'zesting?"
Comment on: Love Letters: Watching a Friend Take the Wrong Guy Back
Posted 08/07/2014 09:40:29 EDT
You are a wise woman. I love number 3 on your list. AB
Comment on: His wall is up
Posted 04/25/2014 09:53:59 EDT
It seems to me that the trigger for this sudden appearance of a wall you knew nothing about, is the idea of marriage. Thinking about being married made him realize he is afraid that, like his father, more »
Posted 04/25/2014 09:51:05 EDT
I think he realized that he can't believe in marriage because of what his father did. So he's afraid of abandonment. Tell him you won't leave. more »
Posted 04/25/2014 09:49:04 EDT
This is what love it. This /\/\/\ He has told you he is afraid of abandonment. If you truly love him, you have to respond that he doesn't need to fear that about you. Be his rock. more »
Comment on: Is this going anywhere? - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 03/11/2014 09:46:22 EDT
Posted 03/11/2014 09:35:16 EDT
When you are in love, you know it. You don't need a checklist of qualities to review. You don't sound like you are in love. You sound like you are perfectly content with a nice guy. Don't overan more »
Comment on: He's afraid to commit - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 02/21/2014 12:26:14 EST
Gonna give a different answer. First - walk away, but IF he gets back in touch with you, give him one chance. And tell him, he has one chance. Sometimes people break up because they are scared and more »
Comment on: Coping With Airline Travel Foul-Ups - The E-Word - Boston.com
Posted 02/05/2014 12:22:13 EST
On the other hand, I once tried to give up my seat to a woman who was trying to get to her brother's funeral. The gate agent told me I could give up my seat, but they would take passengers in order o more »
Comment on: He won't accept that it's over
Posted 09/23/2013 01:58:18 EDT
8 comments? Where is everyone? Call his friend and tell him you need the stuff out. box it up and put it in a closet or extra room so it's ready to go when friend shows up. Or have someone drive it more »
Comment on: One in ten Harvard freshmen admitted to cheating on exams - Harvard - Your Campus - Boston.com
Posted 09/06/2013 12:55:03 EDT
I had the same question. We always helped each other with homework. How do you cheat on homework?
Comment on: Will he want more kids?
Posted 08/23/2013 10:12:46 EDT
Having children isn't for everyone. We didn't have children. But we have very close relationships with nieces and nephews.
It's not a requirement for a fulfilling life. Decide what is important.
Comment on: Was the break a good idea?
Posted 06/20/2013 08:59:11 EDT
You can't force love. You can nurture it, protect it, embrace it. But you can't force it. You two are unhappy together. Break up.
Comment on: His parents, her parents, your parents: When should a couple's parents meet? - Expertly Engaged - Boston.com
Posted 06/03/2013 12:50:36 EDT
Traditionally, the groom's parents invite the bride's parents to meet. If your fiance's mother wants to meet your parents, tradition dictates that she contact your Mother and invite her to a dinner o more »
Comment on: Dear Inspired: Pre-wedding gift opening - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 06/03/2013 12:42:07 EDT
Gonna disagree. It is traditional to send gifts to the home of the Bride's parents where they are opened and even displayed before the wedding. I admit that is very old fashioned and doesn't fit ou more »
Comment on: Dear Inspired: Defending my daughter - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 05/06/2013 01:21:48 EDT
SoxFan, I agree it would have been better if the couple had made their intentions clear way back at the beginning. It seems odd that they would come up with this restriction now. I don't agree that n more »
Comment on: Father of Boston suspects plans to fly to US - News - Boston.com
Posted 04/22/2013 12:31:15 EDT
How does he expect to get a visa?
Comment on: I think he's dating a gold digger
Posted 04/11/2013 09:42:46 EDT
Invite him for a weekend at your place. Alone. He needs a break from her where you can talk face to face and privately. Good luck. She sounds awful.
Comment on: Dear Inspired...Bridal Shower Help - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 03/25/2013 12:49:06 EDT
It is not your job to host a shower simply because you are Maid of Honor. It should be fun for the bride's friends to host a shower for her. Since most of the bride's friends live close to her and yo more »
Comment on: Most lucrative renovations
Posted 03/25/2013 12:29:25 EDT
I have lived through several renovations. And I love my house more each time. I will say, though, that we do it for us. Not for phantom money and not for strangers we hope might buy our house. I' more »
Comment on: Do or Don't: Emailing your thank-you notes - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 03/22/2013 12:34:58 EDT
I think a better way to say thank you is with Facebook. When you update your status to "Married", you can post a picture of the two of you with a caption saying, "Thanks for all the money and stuff!! more »
Posted 03/22/2013 12:32:15 EDT
Ash, thank you for thinking of me!! I'm in!!! --AuntBeth
Comment on: Survey says couples spent big on weddings in 2012 - Expertly Engaged - Boston.com
Posted 03/15/2013 09:44:24 EDT
I understand how costs add up when you want everything to be perfect. But there are so many unnecesary costs. Limos are not needed. Drive with the best man. Engagement photos? dessert bar? When more »
Comment on: Fujita: Right verdict, wrong outcome - James Alan Fox - Crime & Punishment blog - Boston.com
Posted 03/07/2013 02:48:24 EST
I read more anger against the man who killed his pitt bull than this man who killed a young woman. nuts.
Comment on: Deal is a winning statement by Tom Brady - Touching All the Bases - Boston.com
Posted 02/26/2013 10:33:30 EST
ValChewy, Tom Brady has more playoff wins than any other QB in history. HOw is that not performing?
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