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How Do You Move On?

Dear Meli, I have been in a difficult relationship for a long time. We have both been growing a lot, and for a long time it made sense for me to stay. But now I am realizing that it’s time to go. It’s hurting me too much to stay in this relationship. And yet leaving […]

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Should You Stay with a Relapsed Partner?

Dear Meli, My boyfriend is an alcoholic. I knew that when I met him, but at the time he was in recovery. We’ve been together about five years, and he went off the wagon about a year ago. He keeps trying to get sober, but it keeps not happening. I’m beginning to question his willingness. […]

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How Do You Handle a Road Raging Spouse?

Dear Meli, I’m a great driver. I’ve been driving thirty years and I’ve never even had a speeding ticket. My husband – that’s another story. He likes to drive fast. He also tends to get angry at other drivers who don’t go as fast as he does. Luckily, I have my own car and don’t […]

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Is It My Intuition? Or My Crazy Voice?

Everyone agrees that it’s a good thing to listen to your intuition. Everyone except the people who want you to listen to them instead of your intuition. But this post isn’t about them! It’s about us! And how we can learn to be the Best Intuition Listeners Ever! When I first got into touchy-feeley woo-woo […]

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Do I Have to Be Spiritual Because My Partner Is?

Dear Meli, I’m not spiritual. Really, I’m not kidding. My partner of ten years, on the other hand, is super spiritual. When we got together, we were both atheists, but since then she’s totally gone on a spiritual kick. First it was yoga. Then meditation. And now she’s going to a spiritual center. And – […]

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How to Rise Above Criticism About Your Passion

Is there anything better than people telling you that your passion sucks?! Oh, wait. That’s not what I meant to say. Why the &%$^ do people think they have the right to tell you there’s something wrong with the thing that is most precious to you?! That’s better. That’s what I meant to say. Melissa […]

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