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How can I support my spouse in their job search

How can I best support my partner during their teaching job search? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 20, 2011 - 11 answers

Support Groups & Information for Relatives of Global Ischemia sufferers in the UK

A colleague's (adult) daughter was recently diagnosed with Global Ischemia and they are looking for support resources - books, support groups online or in person, basically anything that can help them cope with this would be helpful. My colleague is not very tech savvy so I am hoping to compile a list of resources to make it easy for them to browse. Any other helpful tips or advice appreciated! [more inside]
posted by piato on Jul 19, 2011 - 1 answer

What's in your virtual toolbox?

System/network/desktop admins, what tools and utilities do you keep in your virtual toolbox? [more inside]
posted by Lyn Never on Jun 1, 2011 - 16 answers

What kinds of government-sponsored assistance programs or support exist for new mothers in countries around the world?

What kinds of government-sponsored assistance programs or support exist for new mothers in countries around the world? [more inside]
posted by cymru_j on May 30, 2011 - 9 answers

Where can I find an IT support refresher course?

I need to brush up on and refresh my memory of various topics in the area of IT technical support for an interview. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by karizma on May 19, 2011 - 5 answers

OTC Orthotics for Arch Support?

Based on your experience, what would be a really excellent brand and model to go with for over the counter orthotics for arch support and stabilization of the foot?
posted by watercarrier on May 12, 2011 - 8 answers

Here, let me help you with that

How do I make a long project a little more fun for the BF? [more inside]
posted by sprezzy on May 10, 2011 - 17 answers

Supporting a friend who may lose a pet

How to support and comfort a friend through the illness/loss of their pets? What helped you? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 19 answers

My Dad Needs a Better Son or Daughter

There will soon be a death in my family. I'm worried this one's going to be especially hard and I'm not sure what to do. [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on Apr 19, 2011 - 19 answers

Snarky, sane, smart and down-to-earth weight loss support?

I want a weight loss community for people like me. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 12, 2011 - 26 answers

Propping up a desk's top

My desk's legs are shot, and I need to prop the desk's top off the floor at regular height... as cheaply as possible. [more inside]
posted by pavane on Apr 11, 2011 - 12 answers

Californian paternity and child support law

California child support filter: Question from a foreign friend with a daughter fathered by an American man. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Apr 5, 2011 - 6 answers

Help me help my mom

IndianapolisWomensSupportFilter: My mom just left an abusive relationship in Daytona Beach, FL to live with some old friends in Indianapolis, IN and I want to get some information about what kind of support might be available in Indianapolis. As per usual, Snowflake Details inside. [more inside]
posted by ThaBombShelterSmith on Mar 20, 2011 - 6 answers

Loving without excusing

How do I support my boyfriend at the same time as I urge him to change his behavior? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 18, 2011 - 42 answers

Silverlight broke YouTube

Microsoft Silverlight breaks YouTube and/or Flash? [more inside]
posted by loquacious on Mar 13, 2011 - 7 answers

If I give in, I'm giving in to all the cute, fuzzy bunnies in the world.

All of the places I trust to provide comfort and security, in any form, are imploding. I've already been existing in coping mode; what can I do now (particularly day-to-day)? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Feb 15, 2011 - 10 answers

How do you turn a bad therapy session into moving forward and continue to find help?

How to I convince spouse to find another therapist when their first encounter was so bad? [more inside]
posted by stormpooper on Feb 11, 2011 - 33 answers

Where to find successful survivors of childhood sexual abuse?

Asking for a friend: How can an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse meet other survivors who have ended up happy and successful in spite of their childhoods? [more inside]
posted by eisenkr on Feb 10, 2011 - 1 answer

How do I support my academic-wannabe boyfriend?

My boyfriend is on the academic job market this year, and (surprise) it's not going too well. How do I support him? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 29, 2011 - 20 answers

The best online bookstores for new and/or used books that accept PayPal?

The best online bookstores for new and/or used books that accept PayPal? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Jan 22, 2011 - 11 answers

In need of stylish, portable walking support

I am suffering from a medical condition that causes severe muscle pain and weakness. I think that a walking stick for occasional might help, but I want something that looks cool and that I can fold up and put in a bag when not in use. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 20, 2011 - 11 answers

How can I show my boyfriend my love/support on our 5th anniversary - only a couple days after his father's death?

How can I show my boyfriend my love/support on our 5th anniversary - only a couple days after his father's death? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 17, 2011 - 10 answers

How can I make my Lumix camera mate with Windows 7 like it used to?

Why did my Lumix camera stop automatically transferring my pics/video when I plug it in? [more inside]
posted by newfers on Jan 10, 2011 - 2 answers

Is there a clear leader when it comes to picking a rescue CD?

What are some useful collections of utilities for troubleshooting a busted PC (memory checks, hard drive scans, windows key extraction, CPU stress tests)? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Jan 8, 2011 - 8 answers

The ironic part is these probably avoid pains in the neck, but shopping for them is giving me one.

Where can I buy a couch neck rest and how much are they supposed to cost? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Jan 3, 2011 - 2 answers

My friend's dad just passed away. How can I help him?

My friend's dad just passed away. How can I help him? What can I do? I live couple thousand miles away from where he is. Can you give me some suggestions? Is it bad if I start compiling list of government agencies or funeral homes for them to call? What else I can do?
posted by Carius on Jan 2, 2011 - 16 answers

Asking for a prenup in a "nice" way.

Any tips on broaching the subject of a pre-nup? [more inside]
posted by myaskme on Dec 14, 2010 - 37 answers

teach my word to indent properly again! like in the old days!

why can word 2004 no longer indent block quotes properly? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Dec 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Do you know of any counseling services at Overlook Hospital in NJ?

Does anyone have any experience with Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ, specific to family support/counseling (family of a patient, that is)? [more inside]
posted by tristeza on Nov 16, 2010 - 7 answers

How do I get hired as a legal documentation specialist?

I want to get a job as a legal documentation specialist (word processor). I have no prior work experience in law firms. What's the work like, and how do I get hired? [more inside]
posted by velvet winter on Nov 10, 2010 - 11 answers

I sound like my mother... yikes!

How can I help someone be productive without being patronizing? [more inside]
posted by Terriniski on Nov 2, 2010 - 25 answers

How to help when you're so faraway

Dual FamilyFilter: helping Mom cope with upcoming change in residence (Greenville, SC) and helping her cope as best I can though I am so faraway. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Nov 2, 2010 - 5 answers

FML

How can I find my Macbook's serial number without the Macbook? [more inside]
posted by anotherkate on Oct 31, 2010 - 6 answers

How to support a colleague going through a divorce

A colleague is going through a divorce. He told our boss and me that his wife left him last week. I feel really sorry for him. What should I do to support him through this period? [more inside]
posted by bbyboi on Oct 13, 2010 - 12 answers

How to be supportive when you're several states away?

A relative was just diagnosed with lung cancer. How can I be supportive? [more inside]
posted by unannihilated on Oct 7, 2010 - 8 answers

windows recorder

Windows training and support, how do I record windows to show other people what I did while in windows? (free or cheap preferred!) I want to be able to do training demos AND have users show me how they caused a bug to surface. (two different applications, same idea -- more below) [more inside]
posted by santogold on Sep 10, 2010 - 6 answers

I need a decent touchpad -- not an ALPS touchpad -- from Acer

How do I convince Acer to replace my Aspire/TimelineX 1830T with the same machine but different hardware? [more inside]
posted by orthogonality on Sep 7, 2010 - 1 answer

Sandal recommendations for the giant-foot lady

I need new travelin' shoes. My beloved Keen Newports have started causing heel pain. I have a trip with alot of walking coming up and I'm looking for sport sandal recommendations. [more inside]
posted by cabingirl on Sep 4, 2010 - 13 answers

Coping (or not) with the job search

Where can I find a therapist / support group that specializes in job search coaching with experience in treating social anxiety and other irrational emotions? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Aug 30, 2010 - 4 answers

Being supportive

How can I talk honestly with my sister and still be supportive? [more inside]
posted by tachikoma_robot on Aug 26, 2010 - 13 answers

How to Hug on Facebook

How can I hug my friend on Facebook? [more inside]
posted by taff on Aug 18, 2010 - 18 answers

Child Support Guideline Help!

Child support filter: Ex-husband voluntarily agreed 8 years ago to pay more than state minimum child support. Just got letter from his lawyer saying he wants to now pay state amount. [more inside]
posted by dzaz on Aug 14, 2010 - 21 answers

Blackberry Bold Keyboard Quirky Problem - Any Advice?

I just bought a Blackberry Bold 9700, and unlocked it (so there's no warranty). I have used it for about a month or 6 weeks, and following a trip to the beach where it did not get wet, the buttons are not responding properly. Example: the keyguard button on the top left of the phone locks keys but won't unlock keys. The End Call / Power button ends calls and turns off the phone, but won't turn it on. All the keys work but pushing two buttons at once cancels both requests. I've re-installed the software (I think) and left it in rice overnight and both did not help, except for an hour or so when it randomly started working and then stopped again. Do you have any ideas what's wrong with it, and if I am able to fix it myself? (I have a T5 screwdriver if I need to crack it open). Thanks in advance! :)
posted by Rookei@hotmail.com on Aug 4, 2010 - 10 answers

Health insurance reform

Aetna recently contacted my parents saying that because they provide less than 50% of my financial support, I am no longer eligible to be a dependent on the family health insurance plan. However, the new legislation passed by Congress seems to say that I can stay on the plan until I am 26. Can anyone clear up this confusion? [more inside]
posted by Aanidaani on Aug 2, 2010 - 16 answers

Online support for depression

Looking for a decent online support group for chronic depression. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 2, 2010 - 2 answers

Well, how did I get here? Dad needs support!

Once I was a guy with a few good friends. Now I'm a husband and a dad in a relatively new place with no friends. I need support but have very little no time or energy to make it happen. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by rouftop on Aug 2, 2010 - 20 answers

Avoiding heartache

How to resolve relationship issue regarding how to communicate and support one another in times of crisis. [more inside]
posted by EmbarrassingQuestionsSockpuppet on Jul 31, 2010 - 15 answers

I don't know how to support my mentally ill mother.

How can I best support my family in a situation involving domestic turmoil and mental illness? This is an abnormally long question but I tried to include everything. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2010 - 19 answers

Should I ask for what I need from him? And if so, how?

My grandmother is dying. My boyfriend has not been comforting. Is this a character flaw, or can I somehow extract what I need from him at this painful time? [more inside]
posted by blackcatcuriouser on Jul 23, 2010 - 49 answers

I know his anxiety isn't his fault

My boyfriend and I are about to take The Bar Exam in less than a week. A few days ago, my boyfriend was having severe anxiety attacks and suddenly decided he'd be better off at his folks' house. We talked about it, I supported it, and he flew home that night. Now I'm alone in our house and I'm freaking out dealing with my own depression and anxiety. I know (I know, I really know) that what happened isn't his fault, and that he needs to do what is best for him, and that this doesn't mean he doesn't care about me. But my irrational me keeps feeling abandoned. I need advice on how to recontextualize the situation or something because with four days left I don't really have time or energy to spend being irrationally angry. [more inside]
posted by mishamashes on Jul 22, 2010 - 29 answers

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