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Ask Bear: Is It Okay To Be So, So Sad About My Miscarriage?

A reader wonders how to deal with the grief of a miscarriage at eight weeks.  Read more »

Ask Bear: I Hate How My Family Celebrates the Holidays

A reader asks for advice on coping with her family's approach to food, gifting, and holidays in general.  Read more »

Ask Bear: How Can I Forgive Someone for Dumping Me?

Being dumped sucks. But here's the good news: You’re not on his timeline anymore. Read more »

Ask Bear: My Friend Is Getting Married to Someone Awful. What Can I Do?

Our advice columnist weighs a tricky question: how to support a friend who's in a bad relationship.  Read more »

Ask Bear: How Do I Get Okay With Being Bad At Stuff?

This week in advice: How do you get over anxiety about being bad at stuff like sports and drawing?  Read more »

Ask Bear: My Kids Are Now Adults—But They Still Don't Get Along

Advice columnist S. Bear Bergman fields a question about frustrating family dynamics.  Read more »

Ask Bear: Am I Gay? Or Is This Crush I Have Just a Fluke?

Ask Bear is an advice column written by S. Bear BergmanRead more »


Dear Bear: My Partner Makes No Money. Is That a Problem?

Our advice columnist offers a lesson in anticapitalist self-care. Read more »