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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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Room Mom Warfare | A Hunting They Will Go | Can’t Get Over You Getting Over Me

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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

Dog Days | All the Frustration and None of the Sex | Nix the Ex

  Dog Days Dear Ask Micah, We want to get a dog. My wife says that it has to be crated all day while we are at work, but I say that if properly trained it doesn’t have to be. We decided to let you handle this one. Pete Dear Pete, I know that loads… Read More

Mona the Mommy | The Elephant ( or Donkey) in the Room | My New Irritating Girlfriend

Mona the Mommy? Dear Micah, My husband and I have debated whether or not we want children for a several years.  In the first years of marriage we were discovering each other and developing our careers which was our primary focus.  We have been together now for almost ten years and the discussion is becoming… Read More

Case of the Coveted Parrots | The Tantrum Tension | Bye Bye, Kitty Litter

Case of the Coveted Parrots Dear Ask Micah, I am feeling hurt and betrayed by my family. 7 months ago my grandmother died. She was a very special woman to all of us and the glue that held our family together. We all respected her. No matter what problems we might have with each other,… Read More

Get Grandma To Do It | Staying in Love | Going for Broke

Get Grandma To Do It Micah, I am grandmother to three wonderful grandchildren whom I love more than anything in this world. I do a lot to help out because my two daughters have demanding jobs and neither have mates who are still in the picture. It’s amazing how quickly “favors” become expectations. I am… Read More

Terms of Endearment | Righting Wrongs | Bad Customer

What do I call a 65 year old lady who is dating my father? The term “girlfriend” seems out of place. In this day and age why can’t we come up with a new term for older dating people?