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The recent flooding in Madison made our house temporarily uninhabitable. We assumed our neighbors would let us stay with them temporarily. We were wrong. more

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My daughter is over-committed and stressed. What would be wrong with helping her out with her college essays? more

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My husband was hot when I met him at UW-Madison. Now, 20 years later, he’s not. What’s a wife to do? more

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Tell All received a lot of blowback for suggesting a frightened freshman-to-be stick to his plan to head east for college. But the advice stands. more

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In high school everyone knew me as the overweight girl with pimples and no boyfriend. Newly attractive, I returned for my high-school reunion. more

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My son has always had social anxiety. He’s supposed to leave for college soon and is now begging to skip a year. more

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I have no respect for people who fall for New Age charlatans. Now that my wife is one of them, is there hope for us? more

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People I know are contemplating direct confrontations with GOP politicians over their awful public policies. But I can’t bring myself to participate. more

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The scenario is always the same. We get comfortable on the couch and cuddle. And then the gurgling noises begin. more

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I’ve always hated tattoos. That’s why I put “nobody with tattoos” in my Tinder profile. My now girlfriend either didn’t notice or ignored it. more

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Nobody seems to know how to interact in social situations anymore. Apparently it’s a lost art. more

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She hasn’t had a serious relationship since getting divorced a decade ago. Now, a younger co-worker is flirting with her. She’s conflicted. more

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He’s a feminist, an environmentalist and a passionate advocate for civil rights. It turns out he’s also kind of a shit. more

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His friends all have trips lined up to visit schools this summer, but my slacker son hasn’t lifted a finger. Even worse, he’s actively undermined my attempts to get this project moving. more

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My wife and I know a couple who always give too much information. When the four of us get together, they almost always make some reference to their ooh-la-la sex life. more

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I invited my slovenly boyfriend to my parents’ house for dinner. I also suggested he wear a nice shirt and pants rather than the rags he usually wears. It caused the biggest fight we’ve ever had. more

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What’s appropriate when it comes to cultural appropriation? My dad is missing the point. more

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Recently, I haven't been able to talk to friends or check my phone without finding out about another person I know getting engaged. I'm obviously happy for them, but it feels like my life is moving in a different direction. more

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I do better work than my business rival, but his flair for bullshitting means he gets more recognition than I ever will. more

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I had a lousy childhood and don’t want kids. But my kid-loving girlfriend doesn’t want to continue our relationship if there’s no chance of starting a family of our own. more

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You can go home again! Just be prepared. Our advice columnist offers sneaky strategies for a stress-free holiday. more

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Texan threatened by request to take off his boots in the house. more

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Tell All: “Ugly Benny” needs to adjust attitude, not looks, to find happiness. more

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Woman’s lying husband is ruining her life. more

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Bathroom follies: What’s so bad about a bill that would divide kids by biological sex? more

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Man wants to date attractive, single soccer mom, but she transforms from Dr. Jekyll into Ms. Hyde at games. more

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Scott Walker foe can’t help but feel sorry for him over his sudden fall from grace. more

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Angry son asks how he can forgive the man who walked out on his mother. more

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A woman writes that her husband is threatened by Addyi, aka the “female Viagra.” more

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An east-sider is frustrated with friends’ smug support of presidential candidate and spoiler Bernie Sanders. more

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Tell All: A mother dreads empty-nest syndrome as daughter leaves for college. more

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Should woman galled by her ex-husband’s cheating ways tell friends about her ex-husband’s Ashley Madison account? more

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Man looking to settle down wants nothing to do with women with kids. more

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Presidential debate puts strain on father-son relationship. more

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Even though the Boy Scouts have dropped the ban on gays, Gov. Scott Walker still supports it. A father wants to know if he should let his son join. more

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In light of UW prof Sara Goldrick-Rabs’ recent tweets criticizing the UW and comparing Scott Walker to Hitler, Tell All sets some rules of the road for social media. more

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Graduate’s parents miffed over rude, deadbeat friends more

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Scott Walker’s developing a reputation as a braggart, and his use of the royal “we” seems to confirm that. more

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A reader is worried about his friend’s near-constant sexual activity with strangers. more

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A gay reader thinks straight friends are going overboard celebrating same-sex marriage, stealing the spotlight from gay community. more

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