advice from two disparate persons Archive

She Said, She Said: Advice on Crisis Pregnancy Centers and Abusive Family Members

Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Advice on Relationship Inertia and Past Badness. In a post-Christmas cleanup effort, I've been trying to rid myself of excess baby stuff, including a huge box of diapers my daughter growth-spurted right past, ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice on Relationship Inertia and Past Badness

Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Advice About Dating Ladies and Having a Bad Sister. How do you know when it's time to break up with someone? I've never had to so I don't know. Like if you've been with ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice About Dating Ladies and Having a Bad Sister

Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Dating Disclosures. My sister is a blonde, blue-eyed white girl and just went away to college earlier this fall. I just found out that she wants to transfer to go to a "less ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice About Dating Disclosures

Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Cultural Appropriation. I have recently started seeing a Gentleman Caller. Things have not progressed too far, but they have progressed rather more quickly than I expected. This concerns me because I come ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice About Cultural Appropriation and Identity

Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Death. I am marrying my absolute favorite person in the world next year. It's wonderful, glorious, I'm brimming with happiness, blah blah blah wedding planning is hard, blah blah blah, but there ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice About Death and Halloween

Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Nails and Aisle-Walking. Hi! I have a bit of a time-sensitive question, but no pressure! It's also probably easy, if that helps? My next-door neighbor's husband died two days ago, in a horrific ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice About Nails and Aisle-Walking

Previous installments of The Toast’s newly-renamed (thanks, Adrienne!) advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Job Dilemmas. Okay, so I know we're all disgusting meat bags, and that's cool, but I am hoping for some advice on being slightly less disgusting. In the past ...Read More

She Said, She Said: Advice About Job Dilemmas

Previous installments of The Toast’s newly-renamed (thanks, Adrienne!) advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Flirting, Deodorant, and Presents for Boys. This is a typical Ph.D angst question! I've always known I'd get a graduate degree and classics was all I ever wanted to ...Read More