Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, Almost every day after school my friends and I go to Chick-fil-a to hang out, get something to eat and do homework before going home. Lately, because of all the controversy surrounding that company I would rather not go. I have a cousin that I’m really close to who is gay and […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, I have roommates, but since my boyfriend lives alone it’s more convenient for us both to spend our time at his place.  A few days ago we were watching television, and he asked me to move in with him.  Sort of. I have been hoping that our relationship would progress to cohabitation […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, I recently graduated high school and my parents want me to go to college.  College isn’t for everyone, and I’m not interested in attending. I’m young and haven’t decided what I want to do with my life, so I’d like to take a couple of years to see the world. However, my parents […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, I’ve been dating my boyfriend “Mike” for almost a year now and things are going very well. We’re a year apart- I’m 21 and he’s 22.   This is so embarrassing!  Here goes…  Lately,  he’s brought up wanting to try anal sex several times. I’m not against it (not totally for it either), […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

Dear Ms. Behaved, I have been dating the same man for a year and recently we got engaged. I am thrilled! He makes me happy, and I can see us building a life together. He has a great career, wants a family, is loyal and treats me like gold. The trouble is my mother. She […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, My friends tell me that I should get out more and start dating. I’m 40 years old and I divorced my husband three years ago. (We remain friends and just became roommates.) We have no children. Quite frankly, I don’t want to date. Dating means I’ll have to eventually have sex and […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, My question is not really a question. My friends and I have been having this ongoing debate about the ethics of flirting and decided that we would let you be the tie-breaker. We are mostly between the ages of 30 and 35. Some married and some single. I’m a 34 year old […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, I realize that you’re a “feminist she-woman man hater,” and it is understandable after I read your memoir. I’d just like to ask “what’s wrong with wanting a prince charming?” My friends and I belong to a book club and recently read 50 Shades of Grey  Some of my friends and I […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved I have been divorced for three years. My oldest son prefers to stay in my home while my other two children stay mostly with their mother. My ex says the only reason my son enjoys my house more is because I let him play video games “all night long” This is not […]

Dear Ms. Behaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, My best friend, who I love dearly, is getting married.  I am really happy for her, but since she started planning for the wedding, dealing with her has been a  nightmare. If I hear “This is about my BIG DAY “one more time I’m going to scream! I am her Maid of […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms Behaved, I hate my life! I feel fat and ugly. I can’t stand my job. Every day is the same. I get up, go to work, come home and watch television until it’s time to go to bed. The next day I get up and do the exact same thing. I’ve tried dieting, […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It for You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, My girlfriend of four years just ended our relationship. She found out I was cheating on her with one of her co-workers. They are both bartenders at a popular bar here in Los Angeles.  This woman knew my girlfriend’s schedule to and would come over she was away.  At first she just […]

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Memoir synopsis: Raised by an alcoholic mother and without a father, Jonna learned at a young age to put her needs on the back-burner. After her mother dies of cancer, she goes on a spiritual journey looking for enlightenment and a purpose for her life. Eventually, she ends up as a volunteer in the relief […]

Dear Ms. Behaved : Jonna Answers It For You

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Dear Ms Behaved, I am writing to you out of concern for my younger sister. She is still in high school and has always been a bigger girl. Recently I came home for a visit from college and was shocked by how much weight she has put on. She is now bordering on obesity. I […]

Dear Ms. Behaved: Is Three a Crowd or a Party? & A Meddling Mom Takes to Facebook

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Dear Ms Behaved, My husband of three years recently introduced the idea of a threesome. He said he doesn’t have anyone in mind but thought it would be exciting. I’m torn. I trust my husband. We have open, honest communication and a great relationship so I’m not worried that he is thinking of cheating. Before […]

Dear Ms. Behaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms Behaved, I am a strong, motivated woman who knows what she wants in life. I have always set goals for myself and will not stop until I reach them. I am 24 years old and determined to be married by the time I am 25 because I want to have my first child […]

Dear Ms. Behaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, Every birthday and Christmas, my husband receives an expensive designer gift from his ex-girlfriend. They are impersonal (think an umbrella or wallet), but they arrive like clockwork. He does not reciprocate, and he insists she sends them for cultural reasons (she is Japanese) rather than romantic ones. The amount of money spent […]

Dear Ms. Behaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

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Dear Ms. Behaved, The big question is how do you manage to live life more cautiously and with eyes wide open without hardening your heart too much or missing out on adventures? Signed, Ivy Los Angeles, CA Dear Ivy, Regardless of all the dumb decisions and bad choices I’ve made in my life, I will […]

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