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Men’s Care: How to Achieve a Close Shave

Q. Hi Lois, I am hoping you can help. My son is in his early 20’s and clearly has always had trouble with razor burn and bumps.  He’s not one

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Deep Reflections — Venus & Mercury Retrograde

In the midst of Venus retrograde (till January 29th), Mercury, on Friday, also turns retrograde (at 10 degrees Aquarius) until February 3rd. Aquarius is the sign of the new era,

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May The Divorce Be With You and The Flirt Locker

May The Divorce Be With You My apartment building has paper-thin walls, and I overhear a lot of what goes on between the couple next door. The man makes constant

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Don’t overlook shoes when picking an outfit

Q. My husband does not seem to understand that wearing a pair of dress shoes with jeans and a pullover is not dressed-up for a night out and that wearing

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Avoiding the made man

Q. I’m a single man in my early 70’s. My new lady friend has been telling me about a gentleman she knows who unwittingly dresses in what she calls “a

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Needy Gonzales

Needy Gonzales I’ve saved some of your columns about how women evolved to seek successful men who seem commitment-minded (more likely to stick around and provide). I’ve noticed that women

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Bolo ties are not “in style” but are “a style”

Q. I have a beautiful custom-made silver bolo tie that I purchased from a Native American about 25 years ago. It is one-of-a-kind, but probably not considered antique. I want to give

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Downward Doghouse and Save The Inundate

Downward Doghouse There’s a woman in my yoga class I’d like to ask out. Though she’s friendly to me, I worry that this could lead to awkwardness in class if

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New Year – New Beginning – Taking the Most Delicate Care

“Beginnings are fragile things. A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.” ― Frank Herbert, Dune. And so here we are at

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The Meaning of Black and White Attire isn’t Black and White

Q. I just got an invitation to a small New Year’s Eve party. It asks us to come in Black and White Attire. Does it necessarily mean formal or just