How can I show my support for a new co-worker in my company's homophobic environment? [more inside]
[family support question] my partner's mom is sick. multiple autoimmune conditions, potentially cancer now. how can i best support my partner (on multiple levels)? [more inside]
How do you assess a therapist when it's not you that's going through therapy? [more inside]
I am looking for online only web chat crisis lines for adult Canadians. [more inside]
Please help me find resources and support for my transgendered, eating-disordered, underage cousin, whose family is somewhat unsupportive and doesn't know how to help. [more inside]
I need a succinct translation for "advocate" or similar term in as many languages as possible . [more inside]
A wonderful friend was just diagnosed with life-threatening cancer recurrence. What can I send as a care package to support her and her family? [more inside]
What is the best online venue to advertise for other writers who want to engage in mutual criticism / editing /support? [more inside]
Dynamic DNS services, PPP dialup and remote support for a technologically un-savvy relative. [more inside]
How to speak to a human being at Google, to resolve an issue with a Blogspot blog? I really do need a person & not a public forum; paid support would be fine.
Siblings of Individuals with Disabilities: What do you need and how do you want to connect, if at all?
I want to start a social support network for young adult (18-35) siblings of individuals with disabilities in my area. How do I best serve this population and create meaningful connections? If you are affected in one way or another, please share your needs/insights! [more inside]
Is there a term for the use of an inanimate object (eg. a stuffed animal) as the first line of tech support? [more inside]
How much do I charge for Server and Desktop Support? [more inside]
s-o-s! External HD got a power surge and friend the inside. this is an old HD but I have had it forever and it has alot of old photoshop and design files of art I used to do and photo of my home prior to gutting. I ned the info! [more inside]
Any tips or other help on managing support and logistics for a civil trial, for someone with a lack of experience and skill in this area? (details inside) [more inside]
My semi-senile older friend needs a computer just for email and web, but keeps messing with Windows cfgs, viruses, spam etc. a support nightmare/comedy. Is there a recommended Linux or Windows distrib for a 5-year old PC, that stays the same with every reboot, support for web and email only, prevents messing with OS, and remote support ability?
How can my SO help while I quit smoking? [more inside]
How can I help my long distance boyfriend get through his grandmother's serious illness? [more inside]
cstross! jscalzi! Other fiction authors! What's the most efficient or author-preferred way to spend a given amount of money on his/her books? [more inside]
I think my dotted-line boss is going to come out to me as a transgendered person. The idea of introducing gender and sexuality into professional relationships is anathema to me. I will not deny her any support. I am genderqueer but don't trouble to make it obvious at work: work is a place I go to be engaged and interested, not a place for emotional entanglements. So what do I do? [more inside]
Mom's about to start psychotherapy for a condition that has been around for a long time and that we only recently had the nerve to talk to her about. How can we be supportive, what can/should we do to help her through the shock of going to therapy for the first time, and what else can we do? [more inside]
How do I support NPR from outside the US? I listen to a number of NPR podcasts and would like to do my bit. I've tried emailing them but have yet to get a response. [more inside]
The support warranty for my ipad 1.0 has expired. I need support but $30 is not reasonable. Where can I get great support for my ipad which is stalling in the same place every time I update it? [more inside]
I'd like to halt my unhealthy (for me) pot and alcohol habit without completely swearing off either substance. Is this do-able? Are there books or Portland, Ore., groups that can help me with this? How can I stick with this plan when all of the people I'm closest too are daily users of one substance or the other? [more inside]
A friend is about to pass away. Please help me be as supportive and helpful as possible for her husband and young daughter during the next few months. [more inside]
I'm looking for support groups for soon-to-be-parents with Asperger's Syndrome. Both individuals are 20ish and haven't had a lot experience being self-sufficient, have had difficulty organizing their lives, keeping jobs, etc. They are very excited about having a child, but could use some guidance on parenting, setting up a home, etc.
Impact on child of lowering child support? Shot Version: Have been overpaying $1k per month on child support, I'm owed a credit. Will my child hate me if I lower the support and try to take the credit? [more inside]
How can I support my husband as he works through some issues? [more inside]
How can I best support my partner during their teaching job search? [more inside]
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]
System/network/desktop admins, what tools and utilities do you keep in your virtual toolbox? [more inside]
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]
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]
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?
How do I make a long project a little more fun for the BF? [more inside]
How to support and comfort a friend through the illness/loss of their pets? What helped you? [more inside]
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]
I want a weight loss community for people like me. [more inside]
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]
California child support filter: Question from a foreign friend with a daughter fathered by an American man. [more inside]
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]
How do I support my boyfriend at the same time as I urge him to change his behavior? [more inside]
Microsoft Silverlight breaks YouTube and/or Flash? [more inside]
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]
How to I convince spouse to find another therapist when their first encounter was so bad? [more inside]
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]
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]
The best online bookstores for new and/or used books that accept PayPal? [more inside]
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]
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]