MY BOYFRIEND STARTED PRAYING DURING SEX
Dear Willie D:
I normally don’t share my business with people, but you don’t know me, so here it goes. My boyfriend is an emotional guy. He is very passionate about everything he does. Today was our first time making love, and he prayed during intercourse.
I couldn’t believe my ears. It freaked me out as I have never experienced, or even heard of, something like that in my life. To be honest, it scared me. Should I be concerned?
Relax. He was just thanking God for having a woman as fine as you. Now when he starts crawling on the floor butt-naked making dinosaur noises, that’s when you should be concerned.
I CAN’T STAND MY BROTHER’S WIFE
Dear Willie D:
I can’t stand my brother’s wife, or his kids. They are loud and obnoxious, especially his wife. She thinks she knows everything because she is a lawyer, and my brother basically agrees with her and does everything she tells him to do like a little puppy.
Speaking of puppies, I have a five-month-old beagle who won’t go near her, and he likes everybody. What’s the best way to address to my brother that I love him but his wife is no longer welcome at my house?
My Brother’s People:
The best way to tell your brother that he’s welcome at your house, but his wife isn’t, is from an insane asylum, because you have to be crazy to think any man will accept something like that.
If you plan to have a family function at your house in the future, you’ll do better by being cordial and limiting your interaction with his wife, or meeting your brother when his wife isn’t around. Now the kids…that’s another story.
SHOULD I TELL MY BOSS ABOUT MY DEPRESSION?
Dear Willie D:
I need a little guidance. I don’t know what’s happening to me. Lately I’ve been having these mood swings of feeling very high, but only for a moment, and then I feel very low for an extended period. It’s starting to affect my job performance, as my supervisor has pointed out that I don’t seem focused. Because my supervisor is also a female, I feel obligated to not let her down.
In recent years, I’ve had to make some personal adjustments in life. For one, I moved from a small town in Mississippi to San Diego, California, where I have no friends. Each time there is a meeting at work or my supervisor calls my cell phone, I become unsettled with anticipation that I’m about to get fired.
I have an appointment to see a doctor, and I’m sure I will be diagnosed with some form of depression. My question is, should I tell my boss about my depression, or fight through it silently?
When I read the title of your letter, my first thoughts were, “Heck no!” But your supervisor has already pointed out that your job performance is suffering. So it might be a good strategic move to let her know what’s going on. In the event your performance falls short in the future, she’ll know why, and might be sympathetic to your issue.
There’s also work laws now in place to protect employees with certain types of depression, which might allow you to keep your job while you get the help you need. Whatever you’re going through, just keep on going till you go through it.
I REJECT THE NOTION OF A NEW WORLD ORDER
Dear Willie D:
I believe that there is a principal organization out there that supports elite individuals who want to control the world. Look around. There was once a time when every country had its own identity. Now if you look at what’s happening in Europe, and other parts of the world, many countries are conforming to Westernization.
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This is evidenced in religion, politics and fashion. Growing up, I traveled with my family to Europe a lot, and what I liked most about it was the culture shock. Now when I travel to Europe, oftentimes I can’t tell if I’m in America or not. What is the world coming to? I reject the notion of a New World Order.
I reject the notion of loving the taste of melted butter on my popcorn at the movies and hating the fact that it’s insanely unhealthy. But that’s reality. What can you do?
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