On the occasion of her 33rd birthday, the writer reflects on the many ways the debilitating disease has highjacked her life, and the choices it’s forcing her to make.
For 27 years, the writer had a dutiful relationship with her most devoted friend. Only later did she question who needed who more.
DAME’s Friendkeeper smooths some familial strife and helps a generous giver get over her guilt.
When the writer’s wife’s mother passed away, the couple was left with a profound sadness—and a house full of dogs, cats, birds, lizards, and fish.
DAME’s Friendkeeper helps a woman whose sibling is dating a total jerk, and lets another know that not all favors need to be returned.
DAME’s Friendkeeper on what to do after a friend’s diagnosis and how to curb a relentless chatterbox.