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Wednesday, February 19,2014

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The Grating Outdoors And Friskies Sour

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Feb. 19 — Q: This great girl I’ve been dating just invited me on a camping trip. Frankly, there is nothing I would like to do less. I hate camping, and I won’t know anyone but her.
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

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Pamper-Resistent

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Feb. 5 — Q: After six years with a lazy and ambitionless boyfriend, I found a funny, loyal, caring boyfriend I love, with a solid career and a good work ethic. He pays his share of our bills and even does our laundry! The problem is, at 28, he is SO incredibly spoiled by h...
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Wednesday, February 5,2014

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A Good Time Was Jihad By All And The Deadliest Kvetch

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Feb. 5 — Q: I’m good friends with the woman next door, but she and her husband fight constantly in front of me and others. Recently, we were all in their car. She was driving, and he repeatedly told her everything she was doing wrong. Then he called to order a pizza,...
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Wednesday, January 22,2014

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Dinner And A Second Mortgage? And Sigh Tunes

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Jan. 22 — Q: I know you’ve discussed how the guy should pay on the first few dates. I’ve been dating a pretty fabulous woman for a month, and I’m dipping into my savings to take her out to the sort of restaurants she’s used to. I earn a decent livin...
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Wednesday, January 15,2014

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Weirding Bells Are Ringing And Pottery Will Get You Nowhere

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Jan. 15 — Q: I am a bridesmaid in a wedding in four months and haven’t been able to think of a guy to be my date. I recently met a guy at a party. He is the friend of a friend and is cute and funny and seemed really nice. He lives two hours away, so it isn’t ea...
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Wednesday, January 8,2014

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Eat, Pray, Barf And A Ruse By Any Other Name

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Jan. 8 — Q: My girlfriend and I just got back from vacationing in India, where we lived in an ashram (essentially a yoga camp) and she studied yoga and meditation for a month. Since we've been back, she’s been wearing a sari everywhere, which stands out completely he...
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Thursday, January 2,2014

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Down On His Luxe And The Flirt Locker

by Amy Alkon
Thursday, Jan. 2 — Q: I’ve always loved surprising my wife with expensive jewelry and lavish vacations. However, I lost my job, and my new job pays far less. There’s barely money for necessities, let alone luxuries. My wife has been very supportive, reassuring me, “...
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Thursday, December 26,2013

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Kin I See You Naked? And Making Stall Talk

by Amy Alkon
Thursday, Dec. 26 — Q: I’m 22 and deeply in love with the wrong person — my uncle-in-law (my mom’s sister’s husband). We started confiding in each other, one thing led to another, and we’ve been sleeping together for over a year. I’m so drawn to hi...
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Wednesday, December 18,2013

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The Rat Of The Litter And Ex And The City

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Dec. 18 — Q: For two months, I’ve been dating an awesome guy. He does sweet things like leaving cute notes on my windshield, but I worry about how he looks up to his older brother, who isn’t the greatest person. What’s most worrisome is how his brother tr...
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Wednesday, December 11,2013

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Wimp Daddy And Licking For Love

by Amy Alkon
Wednesday, Dec. 11 — Q: A woman wrote you about flirting relentlessly with a male classmate who seemed interested in her but may have been too timid to ask her out. You asked her, “If a man can’t endure a possible 10 seconds of rejection, is he the man you want with you w...
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