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Need Advice? Mail your questions for publication to advice@michelejaffe.com. The doctor can't promise to answer them all, but she'll do her best. (By sending a question you grant permission to have it appear here. Letters may be edited. Advice is for entertainment purposes only. No blaming us later okay? Okay.)

Weight Distress

Dear Michele, I’m 13 and overweight, but not obese. I have really low self-confidence and I’m trying to lose weight and become more healthy, but since this is a slow process, I need advice now. There are two boys that in almost all of my classes and they find it amusing to call my friend […]

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Boy/Friend

Happy New Year! It’s time for delicious advice, fresh baked and piping hot from the oven. Get yours here! Dear Michele, I’m in eighth grade. I have a really good friend who’s super competitive with me. Well, okay, I’m competitive with her too…. …And then there’s this guy. He’s the nicest guy in the world, […]

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Am I ready to have sex?

Dear Michele, So, my boyfriend and I have been going out for a year. I love him sooooo much, and things are great, but lately we’re just having a lot more trouble fighting temptation. I’ve sworn (to myself) to stay a virgin till I’m out of highschool (I don’t need accidents in high school), but…is […]

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Friends Don’t let Friends Become Boring

Dear Michele, I have a friend and ALL she talks about is this kid who shes “so in love with.” I’m so tired of hearing about him, how do I stop her from talking about him to me without being rude? Always, annoyed to death Dear Annoyed, Oooh I so know what you are talking […]

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Friends For(n)ever

Ok, here goes: My three closest friends have always gotten along great. But lately it’s seemed like they’re leaving me out of more and more things, and they just forget to tell me things. The first time they forgot, I just shrugged it off, but it’s happening more frequently now. It’s obvious that they don’t […]

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Eenie Meenie Minie, Uh oh

Dr. Jaffe, I have a boyfriend, but we are slowly falling apart. I feel like i have to literally throw myself at him to get him to notice me. I also help out at his school alot and we have all the same friends. Everyone knows us as the “it” couple. And thats where it […]

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How To Kiss

Hi Dr. Jaffe! I’m 16, and I’ve been kissed, but I’ve never really been kissed. (As in, beyond a peck on the lips.) I’m all for experience, however, the problem is that I’m afraid that I won’t know what to do when the opportunity to “get experienced” rolls around, as far as actual kissing goes. […]

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Ho no you don’t

Dr . Jaffe, So I like this guy. Once my friend randomly walked up to him (because I was so obsessing over him) and asked him for his AIM s/n. In the last few months I’ve had about 6 hour long conversations with him on IM. Since then, I talked to him once again (in […]

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My BFF has gone AWOL

So. I recently hooked back up my best friend with her ex-boyfriend. Problem is at first I was happy for them because it had been six months of her sadness but now she spends more time with him than me. The only time she hangs out with me is whenever she is not allowed to […]

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copy cats

Hi, individuality is really important to me, and I like to be different, clothes-wise, etc. But, there’s this girl, who I’ve known for a while, and who just copies me in everything! It started off with her buying the same shoes as me, not a big deal, but then she went and got exactly the […]

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