<![CDATA[Advice Columns | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:08:07 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:08:07 CST Advice Columns 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Miss Manners: Brides can wear white or whatever color they prefer http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article98614297.html#storylink=rss The white wedding dress dates from 1840, when Queen Victoria defied the usual practice by wearing a white dress to her wedding.

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Dear Abby: Woman shuts out news for her own peace of mind http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article97451177.html#storylink=rss I deal with anxiety, particularly regarding fear of death. As a result, I ask my husband to scan headline and summarize news events without upsetting details. But I feel guilty.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Living for the moment can haunt you for eternity http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article96045692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: 15-year-old’s parents won’t let her date http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96502292.html#storylink=rss I’m 15 and my parents won’t let me date. I think I’m old enough to see the guy I’m interested in outside of school.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Miss Manners: Husband is frequently mistaken for unpopular politician http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article97377402.html#storylink=rss Couple has strangers approaching them out of the blue and calling husband nasty names and making snide remarks although the husband is not who they think he is.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: We were created with free will for the chance to know and truly love God http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95377122.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Kidney donation ends with loss of friendship http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96497972.html#storylink=rss I donated a kidney to my friend Virginia, whom I have known for 11 years. It has been 18 months and I haven’t seen or heard from Virginia since the day after the surgery.

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Billy Graham: Religion and science can go hand in hand, if they’re properly understood http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95377052.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Daughter feels betrayed when dad starts dating his ex-wife http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96242607.html#storylink=rss My dad was married for 16 years before divorcing. He married my mom the next year, and they were together for 40 years, until she died last year. Now he is dating his ex-wife, and I’m very upset.

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Billy Graham: God’s angels are our personal escorts into heaven http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95376897.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Proposition reveals a secret side of woman’s best friend http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96236842.html#storylink=rss My best friend Kate and her husband suggested we engage in a menage a trois. I’m not interested and now am struggling with remaining friends.

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Miss Manners: Gift to charity in your name still requires a thank-you note http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article97171717.html#storylink=rss Miss Manners would recommend that you also say how much you are looking forward to learning about this unfamiliar organization if she did not fear that your friend would miss the implication — and instead bombard you with propaganda.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Much to be gleaned from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95376522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Retired parents’ all-day drinking worries son http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96231812.html#storylink=rss My parents are elderly and live in a retirement community. They drink every day, sometimes from noon to bedtime, resulting in arguments and visits from the police.

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Miss Manners: Leaving food on the plate is wasteful, not polite http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article97124962.html#storylink=rss My girlfriend makes a point of leaving a scattering of food on her plate. I know it isn’t much, but I’ve traveled extensively in poor countries, and I think this is wasteful and absurd.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Examples of how to be a good Christian are abundant in the Bible http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95376357.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Breaking a vow made before God has grave consequences http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article97452777.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Guest’s wedding behavior earns no thanks from the bride http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article97239592.html#storylink=rss At my wedding reception, a drunk guest deliberately poured water on the DJ’s laptop. It ruined the rest of the evening. He has paid for the laptop and apologized, but I wonder if I have to thank him and his wife for the gift they gave us.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Fear lingers after walker is attacked by dog http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96228317.html#storylink=rss I was bitten by a dog last summer when the owner let it off the leash between his house and car. I’m now terrified to walk outside for fear of being attacked again.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Coaches have an obligation to quiet obnoxious parents http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article95978132.html#storylink=rss I attended my 7-year-old nephew’s baseball game recently and was disturbed to hear one young player’s father berate his son over and over. What should I have done?

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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: The heart’s deceit remains the world’s biggest problem http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95376262.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Teen should tell her mom about boyfriend she met online http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article95963642.html#storylink=rss I’m a 15-year-old girl, and I’m madly in love with my boyfriend, who I met over the internet. I plan to go visit him in New York. I really want to tell my mom, but I don’t want to lose him.

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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Dating in the digital world leaves him cold http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article95161527.html#storylink=rss I’m 32 and have been divorced for two years. I tried dating, but online apps and profiles aren’t for me. My female friends are urging me to get out there again, but I don’t have the energy.

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Billy Graham: Don’t allow pride to blind you from God’s impact on your accomplishments http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95376077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Cousin moves in and crashes all boundaries http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article95144607.html#storylink=rss My cousin moved in with my parents and me and now, although she has her own room, constantly barges into mine. She talks on the phone when I’m trying to study and tries to tag along when I go out.

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Miss Manners: She doesn’t want to share her physical activity stats http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article96313132.html#storylink=rss There is a young lady in my choir who comes up to me and taps my tracker to see what my activity has been. This feels as intrusive as someone opening my purse to see what I have.

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Billy Graham: Some people have a hard time accepting that God’s way is always right http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95375982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Man in relationship wants more than sleeping on floor http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article94911207.html#storylink=rss I have been exclusively dating a woman with a 4-year-old daughter. We have yet to have sex; when I stay over I sleep on the floor in the living room. She says her daughter wouldn’t understand me sleeping in Mommy’s bed.

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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Convert your worries and anxiety into trust in God http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article95375867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Daughter turned against mom must be set straight http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article94901027.html#storylink=rss One of my sisters turned my daughter against me by telling her I had “abandoned her” when I moved to Ohio with my oldest son and divorced their father. Not true! I left my daughter with my sister so she could experience raising a teenager.

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