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Help me feel closer to my mother

I have an intense, complex relationship with my mother, and it's stressing me out. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2015 - 18 answers

If only they made Crush Begone

I have a longstanding (10+ years) crush on someone I do not want to have a crush on. How do I go about eradicating it, when going no-contact is not an option? [more inside]
posted by Sockrates on Jun 19, 2014 - 13 answers

Convincing my traditional parents that marrying my boyfriend (as opposed to an arranged marriage) is not a "sin". Tried for many years; can you help me try more?

Convincing my traditional parents that marrying my boyfriend (as opposed to an arranged marriage) is not a "sin". Tried for many years; can you help me try more? I will start with a little bit of my background. Please bear with me for the verbose description. [more inside]
posted by alady on Nov 10, 2012 - 41 answers

Where are all the good guys?

I have started to realize that I am attracted to men who are "bad boys", men who don't have their shit together, who give off a cool vibe, but their lives are just falling apart. The relationships I develop with these men are not healthy, and usually benefit the men with complete disregard of my feelings and emotions. I also noticed that the worse they treat me the more I want to be with them. I realize that this is bad and that I should stop but I keep coming back these men. What can I do to stop this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2012 - 29 answers

How long must a drug company prove a drug safe and effective to win FDA approval?

When a drug company is trying to get the FDA to approve a new drug, my understanding is that they have to demonstrate that it's clinically effective and not acutely toxic for a finite period of time (weeks or months). But how long? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Dec 15, 2011 - 11 answers

I want to stop looking for everyone's approval. How do I do that?

I am a successful human being - employed, married, friends, good relationships with family. However, I find myself engaging in insecure and annoying approval-seeking behavior. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 1, 2011 - 11 answers

Spelling Post Approval

I can't find a definitive answer on the use of 'post' as a prefix. In particular with 'post approval' meaning 'after approval'. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on May 30, 2011 - 17 answers

New employee - need to broach tuition reimbursement with supervisor for MBA

I started my new job in July. Want to go back to school for an MBA, but not sure how to broach the subject with my manager who has to approve tuition reimbursement. [more inside]
posted by Everydayville on Dec 2, 2010 - 5 answers

Where do I draw the line with my mom?

How can I begin to disengage myself from my parents (read: mother) so that I no longer feel anxiety and guilt when I handle or approach a situation my way, particularly when it comes to dating? [more inside]
posted by patronuscharms on Oct 2, 2010 - 28 answers

Innovative culture? check... Now what?

Are there documented, effective methods for stimulating and managing an innovation (idea) pipeline? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Sep 28, 2010 - 1 answer

My family hates my boyfriend that they don't want to meet

How can I deal with being in a relationship with a man I don't think my family will ever accept? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 20, 2010 - 22 answers

Tell me why my worth isn't attached to my achievements.

CBT Related: How do you convince yourself that your personal worth is not contingent on achievement and success? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 29, 2009 - 21 answers

How do I overcome my fear of disapproval?

I'd like advice on how to overcome my fear of disapproval from others. It manifests itself as lack of confidence/assertiveness, self-consciousness, anxiety and fear of not being good enough. Looking for all kinds of techniques, suggestions. [more inside]
posted by richar4 on Mar 8, 2009 - 16 answers

Wither the ADA's blessing?

Why do Crest, Colgate, etc. no longer display the ADA seal of approval? [more inside]
posted by bruceo on Sep 18, 2008 - 9 answers

Tricky Insurance Guidance Needed for Counseling

How do I get insurance approval for counseling in a tricky situation? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 19, 2008 - 5 answers

Ulterior Motives?

Would you go back to school if only for the sake of having a Master's degree? [more inside]
posted by LoriFLA on Oct 8, 2006 - 21 answers

Approval ratings for presidents.

Can anyone suggest a link that has approval rating polls of all of the previous presidents. It doesnt have to be all, but preferably the last ten presidents. The more information the better, for example preferrably more then one apprval rating for each president (perhaps their highest and lowest rating). Any links will be greatly appreciated, even if they arent exactly what im looking for.
posted by JokingClown on Nov 2, 2005 - 5 answers

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