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The Vine: October 8, 2014
October 8, 2014 – 12:49 PM | 20 Comments
The Vine: October 8, 2014

I'm having trouble being a good friend, and could use some perspective on this whole mess.

The Vine: October 1, 2014
October 1, 2014 – 8:34 AM | 21 Comments
The Vine: October 1, 2014

Okay, this may be too highly specific for The Vine, but Googling is totally failing me here.

The Vine: September 24, 2014
September 24, 2014 – 12:13 PM | 12 Comments
The Vine: September 24, 2014

I'm looking for advice and/or maybe links to websites with advice on how to negotiate writing my first book.

The Vine: August 28, 2014
August 27, 2014 – 1:31 PM | 17 Comments
The Vine: August 28, 2014

I am trying to find a middle ground between "Congratulations on your wedding!" and "Congratulations on people being slightly less terrible than they were the first time you got married!"

The Vine: February 26, 2014
February 26, 2014 – 2:01 PM | 26 Comments
The Vine: February 26, 2014

My boyfriend is having some ongoing employment problems and I hope you can help me with how to deal with them because I feel like I'm really struggling.

The Vine: November 13, 2013
November 13, 2013 – 3:00 PM | 19 Comments
The Vine: November 13, 2013

I'm a few months into a new job — same basic position (executive assistant) but new industry (financial) — and in need of perspective and advice from you and the TN hive-mind.

The Vine: May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013 – 8:40 AM | 44 Comments
The Vine: May 10, 2013

I'm in a management position at work, which was fine until I was given a new department that requires a lot more…management…of people. I'm not great at people.

The Vine: May 8, 2013
May 8, 2013 – 9:17 AM | 20 Comments
The Vine: May 8, 2013

Perusing the FAQ about the site, I noticed that you offer proofreading services. I've been looking to make a move from my current career to something involving more writing and editing, so I wondered if …

The Vine: April 3, 2013
April 3, 2013 – 8:58 AM | 23 Comments
The Vine: April 3, 2013

I've emailed the Vine before, twice, and you and your readers were awesome both times. The first time was my asking for advice on how to deal with my rapidly spiraling depression as an international …

The Vine: November 14, 2012
November 14, 2012 – 12:46 PM | 39 Comments
The Vine: November 14, 2012

The good news first: I found out two days ago I will be offered my dream job. I have a boyfriend whom I've been dating for almost a decade and have lived together with for …