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Stern German Lady: Sensitive Nose

Dear Stern German Lady, I have a co-worker, “Suzette,” who, since last month, has begun to smell like kitty litter every day. Suzette is in her mid-50s. While I consider her a friend, she can be temperamental and tends to fly off the handle and run to HR. I would like to tell her about […]

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Stern German Lady: Not Voting in Minnesota

Dear Stern German Lady, My 72-year-old husband believes that not voting in the upcoming presidential election is making a statement because he can’t tolerate any of the candidates. He believes that not voting is telling the political parties to offer more acceptable candidates. I believe that not voting makes no statement at all because many […]

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Dear Stern German Lady: A Woman in Duluth is Shy

Dear Stern German Lady I’m an educated, attractive 24-year-old woman who hasn’t dated much. I’m eager to break out of my shell and start putting myself out there, but I’m afraid my shyness may make me unapproachable. How do I strike up a pleasant conversation with a cute guy at the gym or a friendly […]

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Dear Stern German Lady: America in a State of Turmoil

Dear Stern German Lady: Clearly, America is in a state of turmoil. I am horrified and ashamed of the senseless death occurring daily. I deal with anxiety, particularly regarding fear of death. As a result, the only thing I’ve found that I can do to cope with current events is to scan headlines, and ask my […]

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Dear Stern German: Lady Afraid to Go Outside

Dear Stern German Lady, For health reasons, I had been walking during my lunch break at work. That ended last summer when someone unleashed his dog between his house and his car. The dog saw me on the sidewalk, charged, jumped on me and bit me. Thankfully, I put my arm up, so it only […]

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Dear Stern German Lady Heartbroken in the Midwest

Dear Stern German Lady, I have a problem with my two younger sisters. Neither one can have children. I have three. Recently, one of my sisters turned my sweetest daughter against me by telling her I had “abandoned her” when I moved to Ohio with my oldest son and divorced their father. Not true! I […]

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Stern German Lady Helps Some Lady in Michigan With Her Friends

DEAR STERN GERMAN LADY: I’m sick when I read about girls in great relationships who feel like they are trapped and they need to live life. They throw away a great relationship with someone who loves them. How is dumping someone who loves you “living”? I met my husband in high school and we went […]

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Dear Stern German Lady: My child is out of control

Dear Stern German lady, My twelve-year old son is out of control! Even as a baby, he was difficult, but now that he’s entering puberty the situation’s getting really out of hand. I spend most of my days cleaning up after him: sweeping up ashes from the numerous fires, scrubbing animal blood and cat hair from his […]

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