Saturday, September 22, 2018

Parenting & Relationships

Tell Me About It: Dreading the pity to come after break up

Q: Over the past week, Iíve discovered I have a pretty bad problem to have, followed by a very good problem to have. My fiance and partner of seven years told me on Monday that he didnít think marriage (or me!) was for him, and moved out ó two months...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: Girlfriend refuses to celebrate sobriety

Q: Iíve been in a serious relationship with someone pretty wonderful for the most part of a year. It could be the real thing. But now something has come up that has made me question it.Iím a recovering alcoholic, and got sober with the help of my fam...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: Feeling ruled by othersí expectations

Q: In a lot of ways my life is really great right now. I just got engaged, Iíve finished my graduate degree, and Iím finally going to therapy to address my lifelong anxiety.But Iím still struggling, and Iíve realized now that Iíve gotten my degree, I...
Updated one month ago
Things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay: 'SNL' stars, Monster Jam, Bier Fest and more

Things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay: 'SNL' stars, Monster Jam, Bier Fest and more

Our editors picks for events in the Tampa Bay area on Aug. 24 to 26.
Updated one month ago
From St. Petersburg museum to Hollywood, ĎOperation Finaleí curator talks about daring Nazi spy tale

From St. Petersburg museum to Hollywood, ĎOperation Finaleí curator talks about daring Nazi spy tale

Little more than a month after an exhibit on the famous Nazi-hunting exploit Operation Finale ended its run at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Hollywood has put the story of the capture of Adolf Eichmann on screen. The exhibitís curat...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: Non-parentsí advice will fall on deaf ears

Carolyn is away. The following is a past column.Q: My wife and I donít have kids yet (hopefully soon), so I donít want to throw stones at people dealing with a stress I have yet to face. But we have friends who do have babies and toddlers, and who of...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: Friend has role in her own unhappiness

Carolyn is away. The following is a past column.Q: What do you do when a good friend is about to tie the knot with a dud? Heís not a bad guy; heís just a dud. They live in different cities and fight all the time because he doesnít call, he doesnít wr...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: Dependent partner reeling from break up

Carolyn is away. The following is a past column.Q: My girlfriend of a year and a half just broke up with me, saying she needed space. We both just moved to a new city (her for school, me for job/her). I donít know many people here, and we spent virtu...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: Donít play games when searching for love

Carolyn is away. The following is a past column.Q: You said recently that "good is someone whoís eager to make time for you." Here, then, is my question: As a confident, extroverted college freshman with a lot going for me, should I pursue boys I wan...
Updated one month ago
Whatís new and whatís not at Mickeyís Not So Scary Halloween Party

Whatís new and whatís not at Mickeyís Not So Scary Halloween Party

Sweating in mid-August in Florida isnít unusual. But sweating in a Snow White costume and lining up for Halloween candy, that might be unusual. That was the scene on Friday when a sold-out crowd showed up for the first of 34 nights of Mickeyís Not So...
Updated one month ago