Fund My Career Change….And Babysitting….And Food…..And Rent

August 7, 2014

My husband got an invite to “donate” to a GoFundMe account from a former coworker. The ask? $20,000 for a Tattoo apprenticeship! She is asking people to not only pay the $5,000 for the (2 year) apprenticeship, but childcare for her daughter, meals and rent during that time! Her husband is a tradesman (which, in […]

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Add “Going To College” To The Growing List of Greedy Reasons To Host A Shower

August 5, 2014

My husband and I have no kids, but love our nieces and nephews very much. We take them to the movies and try to spend time with all of them. This past September, my niece left for her first year of college in a neighboring state. In March, we gave her a generous cash birthday […]

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Don’t Feed The Online Bullies

August 4, 2014

I am an asexual aromantic woman, which basically adds up to “I don’t date.” But when a polite “No thank you.” to a guy asking me out doesn’t work, I get rather pointed questions, “Oh, you have a boyfriend?” “No, I am just not interested, can you please drop it?” This tends to lead to […]

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Feel Good Friday – Tim’s Place

August 1, 2014

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This Spine Doesn’t Travel On Short Notice

July 31, 2014

Just wanted to write and thank you. I’ve been an Etiquette Hell reader for several years and have enjoyed your stories – especially those about developing a polite spine. I recently had an opportunity to put some of your excellent advice into practice. We live several hundred miles away from where the rest of our […]

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Moochie, Moochie Hot Cha Cha

July 29, 2014

I wanted to share a story about the most shameless mooch I’ve ever met.  I’ll call her Brittany. I met Brittany, a sophomore at my then college, during my senior year. She struck up a conversation with me as I was walking to my dorm, carrying a brownie I’d just bought. Apparently, my acquaintance had […]

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It is Possible To Have An Entitled Expectation That Others Behave Politely

July 27, 2014

Not a story, but more a question regarding door-holding etiquette and who owes what. I used to have this disagreement with an old boyfriend on a fairly regular basis, and was wondering if the admin and commenters could weigh in, out of curiosity for what the “right” answer is. My ex found it unacceptably rude […]

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Feel Good Friday – Henri’s Boogie

July 25, 2014

We love music on Ehell. Henri Herbert (piano player with The Jim Jones Revue) gives an impromptu performance at St Pancras International station, London. Click to share:

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