Q: Tiny problem here. Today is my last day at my current office. A co-worker, who I've met a handful of times in 10-minute increments, handed me a goodbye letter. I took it and said thank you, etc. When I opened it, I found a very heartfelt letter about her worry for the condition of my soul. The central point …
TAMPA — She went with a couple of girlfriends; he flew to the Bahamas with a buddy. By Saturday afternoon, they were part of a pack of 20 Tampa singles lounging around the Atlantis resort, drinking, splashing, gambling. And kissing.
Q: I'm going to my boyfriend's parents' house for Christmas. We are 27 and have been together close to five years. While we don't live together, we spend almost every night at each other's apartments.
Q: My significant other and I have been in a relationship for a few years. We both agree our relationship is headed toward marriage and have discussed the long-term future. We work great together and see eye-to-eye on almost everything — until we start discussing the holidays.
Q: : How do I know if I want kids badly enough to have them to please my very beloved wife?
ST. PETERSBURG — They'd both been in long-term relationships that had ended. Hope trumped experience, and they turned to the Internet.
Q: My father is a very well-known physician in a highly specialized field. Throughout my childhood and young adulthood, he wasn't around much because of the demands of his work. I was not surprised when my parents got a divorce when the last of their kids entered high school.
Q: My husband and I have a close group of other couples whom we spend time with regularly. The problem is, my husband is often the butt of the joke in our group. He's easygoing and hates conflict, so he would never speak up and say it bothers him.