A writer asks how she can make it clear that she's thrilled for all of her friends who are getting married but also perfectly fine being single, and tired of hearing patronizing assurances that "you're so wonderful, you'll find someone amazing."
How do you let others know that you want them to tell you if something is amiss in your appearance, from an unzipped fly to spinach in your teeth? And how can you return that favor in a way that's not offensive?
Ask Miriam Steinberg-Egeth, a local mom and involved member of Philadelphia's Jewish community. Wondering what's an appropriate gift for a Bar Mitzvah? How to deal with an annoying friend/parent/relative? How to find your soulmate? From dating to parenting, Miriam welcomes any and all questions. Email yours to email@example.com and put "Advice Well question" in the subject line.