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LARGE, DARK RED AND GOOD FOR YOUR GARDEN: MEET THE CICADA KILLER WASP

Cicada killer wasps are beneficial in controlling cicada and katydid populations, and won't harm people in most cases. Here's what...

ASK AMY: SAYING ‘NO' TO PUSHY HOUSE GUESTS IS SEASONAL

Dear Amy: How does one gently say “no” to an acquaintance who calls and wants to visit my area and stay in my home?

 
 
 

ANSWER ANGEL: WHERE ARE ALL THE CUTE, COMFY, FRUGAL FLATS?

Are there any actual and really comfortable flats out there, that don't cost buckets? Answer Angel Ellen responds.

SOCIAL GRACES: WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOUR FRIENDS' AND COLLEAGUES' HANGOUTS ALWAYS INVOLVE DRINKING AND YOU DON'T DRINK?

What to do if drinking is the social thing, but you are sober for personal or religious reasons.

 
 
 

ASK AMY: WOMAN FEELS THE TICK TOCK BIOLOGICAL CLOCK

Dear Amy: I am a woman about to turn 35 years old. I have been with my boyfriend for a year and a half.

AFTER DECADES OF INVISIBILITY, ASEXUALS ARE SPEAKING UP AND GAINING GROUND: ‘I DON'T NEED TO BE FIXED BECAUSE I'M NOT BROKEN.'

Asexuals, who often refer to themselves as aces, have seen hard-won progress in the past five years, with affirming storylines on popular...

 
 
 

ASK AMY: A BROKEN COUPLE PRETENDS TO BE ‘WHOLE'

I have been married for over 30 years. At our 25th anniversary dinner, my wife told me she was interested in trying an “open marriage.”

ASK AMY: HUSBAND HAS A ‘MOMMY' PROBLEM

Dear Amy: My husband isn't capable of speaking with ME about decisions in our marriage and insists on running to his mommy for everything.

 
 
 

ASK AMY: FAMILY MEMBERS ARE CONFLICTED ABOUT COMPASSION

Dear Amy: I have been invited to a family event. One of the other guests, a relative, was recently arrested for possessing child pornography.

ASK AMY: IN THIS RELATIONSHIP, THE ‘COMFORT ZONE' IS A TWILIGHT ZONE

My partner and I have been fighting nonstop. He wants me to step out of my comfort zone. I have tried.

 
 
 

DOG VOMIT SLIME MOLD LOOKS AS GROSS AS IT SOUNDS. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR YOUR GARDEN

Dog vomit slime mold won't harm your plants, pets or family, but the unsightly blemish is often unwelcome in gardens.

ASK AMY: THIS WOMAN'S PLACE IS IN THE HOME - ALONE!

Dear Amy: I am a wife to a good husband who is 12 years older than I am.

 
 
 

ASK AMY: HUSBAND'S SECRET COULD MAKE FOR AWKWARD VACATION

Dear Amy: I just found out (from reading an exchange of text messages) that my husband of 40 years has reconnected with an old girlfriend.

JAPANESE BEETLES ARE DIFFICULT TO MANAGE. HERE ARE 7 TIPS FOR GETTING RID OF THE PEST IN YOUR GARDEN

Japanese beetles feast on hundreds of types of plants, so getting rid of them in your garden can be hard. Here are seven tips from...

 
 
 

ASK AMY: POST-DIVORCE DISCLOSURE BRINGS ABOUT DILEMMA

Dear Amy: After we divorced , at some point my ex-husband told me that he was the father of another boy .

CHICAGO WOMAN'S ‘ENDLESS TREASURE HUNT' GIVES THROWN-OUT ITEMS A NEW HOME

Kelly Pickering and her husband, Dan White, picked up the hobby of finding discarded treasures around the city. They keep, sell, donate...

 
 
 

A PROPOSED LGBTQ CENTER ON CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE GARNERS COMMUNITY OPINIONS, HOPES AND CONCERNS

A needs assessment of the South Side's LGBTQ community reveals hopes and concerns for a proposed new LGBTQ center.

SOCIAL GRACES: HOW TO ADDRESS A FRIEND WHO KEEPS BRINGING UP YOUR PAST

Your friend won't stop bringing up things you did in the past in social settings and it's making you uncomfortable.

 
 
 

ASK AMY: MOTHER WONDERS IF DAUGHTER IS TOO HAPPY

Dear Amy: My 31-year-old daughter is “happy with her size.”

DOCTORS URGE RETURN TO ROUTINE BREAST, CERVICAL SCREENING: ‘WE NEED PATIENTS TO COME IN AS SOON AS THEY CAN'

Patients should return to routine screenings for breast cancer and cervical cancer.

 
 
 



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