Author: Amy Alkon

Here comes the doomed

My best friend of five years was the maid of honor at my wedding, and wants me to be hers, too. The problem is, whenever she isn’t with her fiance, she’s with another man. They go on dates, have sex, and send each other sappy...

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Going all the away

The other night, I really hit it off with a woman I met in a bar. Even though her friend had taken me aside and told me I could get this woman to go home with me, at the end of the evening, I only asked her for her number. When...

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Where the wild things aren’t

My daughter is getting married this month, and we’re having a formal evening reception featuring champagne and dancing. On the invitation, we stated “Adult Reception.” You cannot imagine the trauma this has caused. We don’t have...

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Scum kind of wonderful

Scum kind of wonderful My friend, \”Claire,\” 21, has been dating an older guy, 29, since July. Last week she told me he was in jail. She wouldn\’t say why, but seemed determined to stand by him. Then, it came...

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Too mush of a good thing

My co-worker\’s not my type but, I guess, is cute in a navy-blue golf shirt kind of way. He\’s nice and smart, so I often talk and joke with him. Lately, though, he seems to think I want to be more than just...

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