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Applying for a pt hostessing job. No experience being a hostess. What kind of skills/qualities could I "brag about" in its place? (I'm a teacher, if that helps.)

My best friend and her fiance have hit a major rough patch in their relationship. She's told me about some of the issues that are going on that are mostly started or made worse by her fiance's inaction. They both work crazy hours, so I know that life gets hectic for them, but I just cannot believe that her fiance is

Why do I continue to read/watch things that make me angry? Yesterday I hate-read reader comments on the local news website about my school district's negotiations with our union ("Teachers are greedy!" "Unions are evil!" "Rabble rabble rabble!"). Now I'm watching the documentary 'Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence' about

So I'm making an entire thanksgiving feast for just myself. I can't afford to fly home, my boyfriend broke up with me two weeks ago, and all of my friends are either out of town or going to a very large extended-family celebration that I'm not interested in attending. I'm not super upset about it, but I can't fathom a

My rib area on both sides of my body are soooo sore. The only thing I can think of that may have caused this pain, whatever it is, is coughing. Sounds weird, I know, but I've had the whooping cough since February and will go through bouts of violent coughing. Is this even possible? Should I go in and see my doctor on

Two weekends ago I wrote on groupthink about how my vet had told me that I was most likely going to have to put my puppy down. Since then, he's made a miraculous turnaround that even my vet can't really explain. Her guess is that since puppies, like children, can be so resilient, puppy's body may have just fixed what

Yay for credit card fraud protection! Someone got my VISA number and went on a shopping spree. I got a call today, "ma'am, have you recently shopped at a Walmart in Bellevue, Washington?" Uh, no. Someone dropped $800 there! I'm stumped as to how someone got my credit card info.

Why do Tyler Perry movies always showcase domestic violence? I was flipping through the channels and came across "The Family that Preys." Towards the end of the film, one of the characters backhands his wife. Now I haven't seen all of his movies, but all the ones I can name off the top of my head have at least one

Has anyone here tried the oil cleansing method? Someone mentioned it on the Proactiv post, and I was intrigued. Well, my first reaction was "WHAT?!?! Add oil to my face to make it cleaner? Yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt!" But now I've read a few sites and I would like to hear about others' experiences.