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Office Loyalty | Tripp’in | Surrogacy 101

Office Loyalty Dear Micah, I spent nearly 8 years working for a certain company. During that time I made several friends with my co-workers, including our boss. The company was nice to work for but it did have the usual amount of inner office drama. Nothing too bad. It wasn’t much of an issue for… Read More

Family Custody Battle | Wishing vs. Having | Date Redux

Family Custody Battle   Micah, About six months ago my husband’s nephew came to live with us after his mother started battling cancer. Things have worked out well with him in our home. He has become a full fledged member of our household and we really like having him. Here is the crux of the… Read More

Hostess Dog Gift | Abbreviations | Recipe from Micah

Dear Ask Micah, Tell me if you think this is absurd or not. We are invited to a party and expected to buy the Hostess’ dog a gift! It was in the evite! It says, and I quote, “Please no gifts for me but Lucky (the dog) isn’t opposed to one”. My husband thinks she’s… Read More

Richey’s Choice | The Dad Trifecta | A Word From Micah

Richey’s Choice Dear Micah My brother and my best friend got into a tousle a few weeks ago and the s**t’s all hit the fan since then. This is my best friend since elementary school and my brother. My brother. That’s a spot to be in between. Both expect me to side with him and… Read More

The Reluctant Step-Children | A Different Kind of Friend | Out of “Step”

The Reluctant Step-Children Dear Micah, I am getting married in a few months to a man I truly love. My problem? My kids can’t stand him. I have three boys (14, 10, 8) and they don’t like him at all. I think it’s because they love their dad so much. They have a really close… Read More

The Reluctant Step-Children | A Different Kind of Friend | Out of “Step”

The Reluctant Step-Children Dear Micah, I am getting married in a few months to a man I truly love. My problem? My kids can’t stand him. I have three boys (14, 10, 8) and they don’t like him at all. I think it’s because they love their dad so much. They have a really close… Read More

Help Wanted: Boring Job | Wasting Time or Waiting It Out? | Definitely Wasting Time

Help Wanted: Boring Job Dear Ask Micah, The same problem keeps showing up for me and I don’t know what I am doing wrong. I have a small business that requires someone at all times to man my offices and phones. In a year I’ve been through four people. I hire them and they either… Read More

Help Wanted: Boring Job | Wasting Time or Waiting It Out? | Definitely Wasting Time

Help Wanted: Boring Job Dear Ask Micah, The same problem keeps showing up for me and I don’t know what I am doing wrong. I have a small business that requires someone at all times to man my offices and phones. In a year I’ve been through four people. I hire them and they either… Read More

It’s a Dirty Job | Diet Woes | Deserted

It’s a Dirty Job Dear Micah, How do I get out of telling people what I do for a living? I have a job that I don’t really want to tell anyone about. Bad part is that every time you meet someone they ask “What do you do?” What’s a good way out of that?… Read More

Clueless But Pretty | Office Diplomacy | Gun Talk

Clueless But Pretty Dear Micah I’m a pretty good looking guy, I’ve been told. I work out, I’m into sports, I think I’m pretty built, I’m funny, I’m smart, basically I think I got it all going on. My problem is I am alone and I don’t know why. I have the worst luck with… Read More

College Boys | Borrowing Trouble | Banshee in the Park

College Boys Dear Micah, My eldest son Will is away at college.  He lives in his own apartment there with a roommate.  The hardest thing I ever did in my life was letting my firstborn go.  He’s a good kid, or I should say young man.  Pretty responsible and keeps his grades up.  He’s not… Read More