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Ask Micah: All Grown Up

All Grown Up Dear Micah, Andrea is my daughter (not really her name for anyone out there with a daughter named Andrea who might be in this same situation).  Andrea is 19, just about to graduate high school, and wants to move out on her own with two roommates after graduation.   She plans to go… Read More

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  Bountiful Bridesmaids Dear Micah, I have a best friend problem.  Mary Catherine grew up with me and we talk almost every day even though she now lives in Cincinnati.  Beth, I met in college and was my roommate and we have done life together ever since.  She lives here in town.  I am getting… Read More

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Dear Micah, I am fuming mad at my husband over something boneheaded he did at our baby’s Gender Reveal party.  I recognize that men want sons but it hurt my feelings really badly when he remarked “We’re going to love it anyway,” when it was revealed that we were having a girl.  I was terribly… Read More

Ask Micah: The Sloppy Wives Club

Dear Micah, I am a newlywed but already I feel like the honeymoon is over because we fight all the time over the same subject—the state of our home. I am not a big cleaner. Never have been. She is a neat freak.  I knew that when we met. We are both busy professional women… Read More

Mr. Reliable How many dates should a dater break?

Dear Ask Micah, I am dating a guy that appears to have serious issues keeping dates. I’ll share a few examples. One time he was supposed to be taking me out to dinner on a Friday night. We’d had the date a week planned. Then that afternoon he called me to tell me that he… Read More

Pursuing a Dream

Pursuing a Dream What should you expect from your spouse? By Micah Cargo Dear Micah, I am a husband and a father who has worked very hard for many years to provide for my family. My wife didn’t work much of those years but has in the last two.  She brings in a good income… Read More

Dear Micah: New Horizons

Dear Micah: New Horizons

The Ne’er Do Well

Dear Micah, What do I do with an irresponsible child?  My son doesn’t grasp responsibility, work ethic, drive.  In school his grades were middle of the road.  We’d try to motivate him best we could by rewarding good marks and good behavior.  That worked better than other things but he still usually went back to… Read More

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Sleeping Apart | Bad Match | Grammar Girl

Sleeping Apart Micah, What are the dangers to a marriage in having two separate bedrooms?  My husband is a kicker and a snorer.  I get so little sleep that often I am irritable and probably not the best wife anyway.  Doesn’t it say something about our marriage to have separate bedrooms?  What do you think… Read More