Author: Doug Meckelson

Lessons in adulting

She’s newly married and just starting college. He’s off to join the Army.  Our elder offers a few ideas to help this newlywed become an independent adult. Dear EWC: Hello,…

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When to re-friend

It was a bad fight but she misses her friend. Should they reconnect?  Our elder suggests weighing the pros and cons before reinvesting in the friendship. Dear EWC: I’m in…

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A first kiss. Now what?

Heading into the New Year has this letter-writer inspired but still anxious. Our elder celebrates the connection but suggests taking it slowly. Dear EWC: Hello. Last year, I was diagnosed…

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