...you might come off like a housecat dragging home a kill. You think you've given people a treasure, but their only thought might well be, "ew". ...while you might feel unburdened, they may associate you with unwanted emotional labor, and they have the right to say to themselves, "Nope" ...you might remind them of a... Continue Reading →
Damn It, Heather Havrilesky.
The advice-column institution is not one I am particularly fond of. Every now and then there's an especially crackerjack one, but generally my guard is up from the awareness that anyone can write one of these and no particular credentials are required other than a strong opinion and the ability to drive it home authoritatively.Yet... Continue Reading →