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  1. ask polly
    ‘I Can’t Do Casual’You won’t become brave enough to ask for what you want until you know, for certain, that you deserve it.
  2. ask a boss
    ‘I Had a Great Job Interview — Why Haven’t I Heard Back?’It’s really impossible to tell from the outside what might be going on.
  3. my two cents
    When Lying to Yourself Pays OffWhat do you do when you need to think positive but can’t? Fake it.
  4. ask polly
    ‘I Live With My Parents and I’m Miserable!’No one should have to feel this bad about their life at your age.
  5. ask a boss
    ‘Is My Co-worker Trying to Sabotage Me?’There’s only one good to way to disarm her.
  6. my two cents
    How Scammers Trick People Into Thinking They’re WealthyWhat separates a grand larcenist from a would-be mooch?
  7. ask polly
    ‘I Am a Very Jealous Wife!’If you want to truly be healthy, you can’t turn your back on who you are.
  8. ask a boss
    I’m Treated Like a Boss But I’m Not One!This is rarely the right thing for your career.
  9. beauty interview
    Rosario Dawson Loves Face Mists, Drinking Clay, and Skipping PartiesThe actress also meditates twice a day.
  10. as told to
    20 People on the Best Relationship Advice They Ever ReceivedAnonymous thoughts from our readers.
  11. ask polly
    ‘Will Grief Destroy My New Marriage?’You need to become brave enough to talk about this with the people who know you.
  12. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Found Out I’m Job Hunting!’Will this be awkward? Yes, probably.
  13. ask polly
    ‘I Am Rich and Worthless’You need to wake up and live a real life.
  14. ask a boss
    Should I Tell My Boss Everyone’s Mad at Her?She’s following up with people too soon and too often.
  15. my two cents
    When Two Bank Accounts Become OneCould pooling your finances make you happier?
  16. self control
    How to Save Money in 35 Easy WaysDo you really need that gym membership?
  17. ask polly
    ‘Why Do I Always Have a Crush on Someone?’Sometimes it doesn’t pay to intellectualize our very basic need for connection.
  18. work
    ‘Will I Get a Better Job If I Pretend I’m a Bad Assistant?’If your coffee tastes like sludge, you’re probably not going to be the default coffee-maker for long.
  19. ask polly
    ‘I’m Juggling School With Full-Time Work and I’m Miserable!’You feel guilty for sleeping eight hours or having sex? Dude.
  20. marriage: an investigation
    Things Couples Do to Keep Their Marriage Going“What keeps our marriage happy? Not asking ourselves if we’re happy.”
  21. the cut opinion pages
    The Secret to Almost Being Okay With Being AwakeAnd he might already be in your kitchen.
  22. get that money
    When Asking for More Money BackfiresYou need a raise. But getting it isn’t always a yes-or-no question.
  23. ask polly
    ‘My Husband Read My Journal and Now He’s Upset!’Find a way to be honest with each other without letting it crush you.
  24. my two cents
    The Fear of Losing It AllWhat happens to your brain when you worry about money.
  25. ask polly
    ‘I Send Letters After Relationships End, But No One Writes Me Back’You’re throwing down brutal truths at the exact moment they’re no longer relevant.
  26. advice
    Why We’ll Never Get Rid of Our Money AnxietiesBut here’s how to manage the worst of them.
  27. my two cents
    My Parents Think I Can’t Support Myself Financially. What If They’re Right?You’re the one who needs convincing, not your parents.
  28. q&a
    How I Get It Done: Money Expert Farnoosh Torabi Splurges on a Personal StylistThe author and podcast host on being the breadwinner, affording a personal stylist, and splitting finances with her husband.
  29. ask polly
    ‘Time Moves Too Quickly!’Your thoughts are forming tight fences around your feelings.
  30. get that money
    How to Ask for a RaiseBefore approaching your boss, here’s everything you should know.
  31. q&a
    What Winning $250,000 at Poker Taught Me About MoneyAt first, The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova was just writing about poker. Then she started winning.
  32. get that money
    Actually, Women Do Ask for Money. They Just Don’t Get It.Here’s the real reason why you didn’t get that raise.
  33. my two cents
    Welcome to Your Financial ReckoningTax season is here. It’s time to get in control.
  34. q&a
    Kathy Griffin Bought Her ‘F*ck You’ House for $10.5 Million in Cash“Sometimes I just walk around this big house going, ‘F*ck you, Hollywood, I f*cking love this house!’”
  35. work
    How I Get It Done: Gaby Dunn, Host of the Bad With Money PodcastThe journalist-slash-comedian on influencer discounts, affordable therapy options, and learning to deal with her own finances.
  36. ask polly
    ‘I’m a Pathetic Loser Who Can’t Stop Procrastinating!’You’re not what you think you are.
  37. science of us
    How to Talk to PeopleI’ve been wondering.
  38. living with money
    I Retired at 38. Here’s What I Didn’t Expect.Quitting my career in my prime wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be.
  39. money
    What Is Enough?Saving money feels like insurance, like proof, like wearing pants.
  40. my two cents
    The Freelancer’s Guide to Feeling Good About MoneyFive tips for keeping track of your finances when you become your own boss.
  41. ask polly
    ‘Is My Absence From Social Media a Red Flag?’I think you’re ahead of the curve.
  42. work
    ‘I’m Scared to Tell My Boss I’m Behind on Work and Need to Ask for Help’You are not a bad person for letting this happen. You fell down because you are human.
  43. advice
    Can You Make Sense of Bradley Cooper’s Pre-Oscars Advice?We’re at a loss.
  44. how to
    Here’s How to Turn Off Gmail’s Terrible ‘Nudge’ FeatureWe already have enough email anxiety, thank you.
  45. academy awards 2019
    Just Skip the Oscars This YearEven the people planning the awards show seem over it.
  46. ask polly
    ‘I’ve Fallen Apart, and Nobody Shows.’Sometimes I think no one has it worse than the one who never gets angry.
  47. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Ashamed of My Work History and Want to Make a Career Change at 40’You have a bunch of things going for you.
  48. my two cents
    5 Money Questions to Ask Before Moving in TogetherRomance and money may seem like unlikely bedfellows, but it’s usually necessary to mix the two.
  49. ask polly
    ‘I’m 17 and No One Understands Me!’You’re trying to stay superior, to keep yourself safe.
  50. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Feel Guilty Leaving Work for a Job Interview?’Your first trick should be: dentist appointments.
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