Broken chair not worry of house guest

DEAR MISS MANNERS: I attended a house party held in the home of an antiques dealer whose home was filled with magnificent furniture. An oversized guest at this party sat indelicately on a small, expensive antique chair and broke one of the legs. The hostess was in another room. I heard and saw the crack.

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Carolyn Hax:

Hi, Carolyn: I am a married man and father of one beautiful 3-year-old boy. For Christmas my wife and I got a new computer to share, set up with her email account. So, after Christmas I notice an email in my wife’s “sent” box. Apparently in September she had responded to a cheater’s ad in Craigslist. She had coffee with this man. Nothing else, because luckily he was older than he let on. I’m completely devastated by this. My wife feels terrible and says she loves me and wants to stay with me. I very much love her too. And I take responsibility for the things I did to drive her to do something like that.

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Carolyn Hax: Nontraditional marriage judged

Dear Carolyn: I married my high school sweetheart when I was 19. We were both mature for our ages, so we made a plan to get educations, jobs and to one day support a family. Fifteen years later, we’re happily married still. I work full time making a generous salary and I have my master’s in business. My husband worked to support us both while I was getting my education, neglecting his own since he had trouble settling on a major. Since my career took off, he stopped working and I am the primary breadwinner.

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iTunes: Drake, Rihanna claim top spots

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