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A reader whose 19-year-old daughter repeatedly disobeys her 1 a.m. curfew ask for advice on how to take action without threatening her daughter. More

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A mother shares her frustrations over the incessant female callers who telephone for her teenage son often multiple times in one hour. More

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A reader asks for opinions on the practice of partying at cemetaries — complete with beer and lawn cheers on top of graves — as a way of celebrating dead family members. More

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A reader who is frustrated with having to listen to their partner's elderly parents' boring reminiscences and family gossip asks if all old people exhibit that kind of behavior. More

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After a swim instructor threatened to hold a child's head "underwater until no bubbles came up," an angry grandmother ask how she should respond to the verbal abuse. More

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A reader asks if she should inform the children of her 50something coworker, who struggles from paycheck to paycheck, that their mother is in such dire need while they vacation in Europe. More

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A reader whose husband was backstabbed by a former business partner asks if she was out of line being brusque with the ex-business partner's wife when they ran into each other. More

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A mother asks for help deciding how to address a daughter who has disobeyed restrictions on multiple piercings. More

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A reader asks for advice on how to be more open-minded toward people whom they don't share the same political and religious views. More

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A reader whose sister-in-law smokes and curses around her children asks if its rude to smoke in your own home in front of non-smoking guests. More
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