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The Vine: November 21, 2012
November 21, 2012 – 10:02 AM | 28 Comments
The Vine: November 21, 2012

Happy American Thanksgiving, Nation. I'm thankful for all of you, and your hilarity, generosity, and insight. The Vine is off on Friday as I recover from my annual date with poultry, but if you have …

The Vine: October 24, 2012
October 24, 2012 – 10:15 AM | 34 Comments
The Vine: October 24, 2012

My BF and I were engaged in January 2012 and are planning a wedding for February 2013. We each have one brother. When we asked people to be in our wedding party, we included both …

The Vine: October 17, 2012
October 17, 2012 – 9:56 AM | 24 Comments
The Vine: October 17, 2012

I've got a situation that's the combination of good and super-crappy and would appreciate your advice.
Basically, I've been in my job long enough (four years) and am finally applying for new things and getting interviews. …

The Vine: October 10, 2012
October 10, 2012 – 11:04 AM | 31 Comments
The Vine: October 10, 2012

So, we just found out that a member of our extended family has Stage IV cancer. #$%^&.
She's planning on fighting it, but the prognosis is pretty grim, and she has a long, hard road ahead. She's …

The Vine: September 5, 2012
September 5, 2012 – 12:12 PM | 55 Comments
The Vine: September 5, 2012

I've been with my boyfriend for 5 years, living together for 2+ of those years. Near the beginning of our relationship I broke up with him over a differing opinion on the topic of parenthood …

The Vine: August 8, 2012
August 8, 2012 – 11:33 AM | 27 Comments
The Vine: August 8, 2012

I'm in need of some advice and I don't feel comfortable sharing this with anyone in my personal life.
My parents have been married for almost 40 years, and as far as I can tell it's …

The Vine: August 1, 2012
August 1, 2012 – 2:13 PM | 33 Comments
The Vine: August 1, 2012

Hi Sars! I'm writing on behalf of my SO and his family/finance frustrations. The set-up to this story is that SO and I live together and have just stumbled into a pretty great opportunity to …

The Vine: June 20, 2012
June 20, 2012 – 10:35 AM | 53 Comments
The Vine: June 20, 2012

I'm getting married to a hilarious, brilliant, gentle, just generally awesome guy. As the wedding approaches, my therapist has helped me prepare emotionally for obvious potential conflicts: what to say when religious family members notice …

The Vine: April 27, 2012
April 27, 2012 – 10:34 AM | 30 Comments
The Vine: April 27, 2012

My younger sister is about to have her first baby. I am thrilled for her and have been very supportive — gave her all my baby gear, lots of advice (mostly when asked for, heh), …

The Vine: April 25, 2012
April 25, 2012 – 3:00 PM | 65 Comments
The Vine: April 25, 2012

My daughter told me today that she really, really, really does not want to participate in her upcoming high-school graduation ceremony. I think I'm okay with this, but…
On the one hand I am thrilled to …