Remaining Rings: Is it proper to Wear Wedding Rings Once Widowed?

August 27, 2014

Q: Is there a recommended protocol for wearing wedding rings after being widowed? A: You may wear your rings for the rest of your life, or remove them immediately, as you wish. It is entirely a personal decision. If you are going to remarry at some point, you would remove the rings that symbolize your […]

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August 27, 2014

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Awkward Appreciation: What Do I Do with a Decorative Gift that I don’t Like?

August 26, 2014

Q: My Aunt gave me a wall hanging that is not my taste, at all. She has suggested many different places for it. Now she is coming to my house. What should I do? A: Since you still have it, you might as well hang it up so she can see it in place. When […]

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August 26, 2014

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Thrifter or Gifter?: What to Do when Given a Repurposed Gift

August 25, 2014

Q: My father never shops. He is constantly giving us presents from stuff he has around the house. Occasionally it is something nice but more often it is his junk he doesn’t want anymore. For Christmas and Birthdays he presents us with his old stuff and expects us to get all excited. Is this correct […]

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August 25, 2014

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Living Logistics: How to Confront a Messy Roommate

August 24, 2014

Q: My boyfriend and I work together and have lived together with one of our colleagues for the past six months. Unfortunately, we have talked to him several times about his cleanliness and tidiness. I have gotten to the point where I no longer want to live with him. My boyfriend, however, is willing to […]

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August 24, 2014

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Expected Expenses: Do I Pay for Accomodations for The Bridal Party for a Destination Wedding?

August 23, 2014

Q: I will be having a destination wedding and was wondering if I have to pay for the bridal party and groomesmens accomodations?’ A: Yes, you do. This is the case wherever your wedding is held. They pay their own travel costs, but you pay their accommodations.

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August 23, 2014

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