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Dear Abby | Young divorcee is reluctant to talk about her marriage

DEAR ABBY: When I was 18, I married someone who, at the time, I loved very much. It happened sort of spur of the moment. Not even six months into the marriage, he cheated on me. I am now 20, divorced and finally feel ready to move on. But how do I go about dating at my age being a divorcee?

Opinion

Dear Abby | Readers advocate respect for opposing viewpoints

DEAR ABBY: I’m writing regarding “Open-Minded in the South” (Nov. 24), the Christian woman who’s a supporter of the LGBTQ community. She’s concerned about her boyfriend’s mother’s inability to see her viewpoint and the effect it would have on future kids. I experienced something nearly identical
Opinion

Dear Abby | Readers advocate respect for opposing viewpoints

DEAR ABBY: I’m writing regarding “Open-Minded in the South” (Nov. 24), the Christian woman who’s a supporter of the LGBTQ community. She’s concerned about her boyfriend’s mother’s inability to see her viewpoint and the effect it would have on future kids. I experienced something nearly identical

Black History Month

Alternative wellness clinic in South Philly seeks to overcome the stigma of medical marijuana usage

Desiree Ivey said that after she experienced the benefits of medical marijuana, she felt a sense of duty to help others. She approached her husband, Justin Ivey, about starting a business to help others with their journey.
Black History Month

Alternative wellness clinic in South Philly seeks to overcome the stigma of medical marijuana usage

Desiree Ivey said that after she experienced the benefits of medical marijuana, she felt a sense of duty to help others. She approached her husband, Justin Ivey, about starting a business to help others with their journey.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Should your picture frames match the art or your decor?

How to create a cohesive look for your art, no matter your decor style.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Should your picture frames match the art or your decor?

How to create a cohesive look for your art, no matter your decor style.
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There’s a lot youse don’t know about the Philly accent. Just ask these experts.

There’s no saying exactly what Philadelphians will sound like in the future. But here’s some of what researchers can tell us about the way we communicate, ranging from the city's American Sign Language to Puerto Rican communities.

Valentine’s Day vows: A wedding postponed seven times, a math teacher on her lunch break

Five weddings were performed on Valentine's Day at the Boathouse in Camden County. One for a couple who had postponed their vows seven times; another for a math teacher on her lunch break.

A royal Valentine’s Day service at the Norris Square Senior Center

María Pacheco, voted queen by the center’s regulars, said this seemed like a “divine calling.”

Opinion

Dear Abby | Lovers aren’t the only ones who celebrate Valentine’s Day

DEAR ABBY: Valentine’s Day is here and, to be honest, I don’t know much about St. Valentine. So I wonder if he meant the day to only be about lovers. Is there any reason I shouldn’t send valentines to my friends? Why should anyone feel bad because they’re not “with” someone? If you love and/o

Happy Owlentine’s Day: Temple’s mascot gets married

On Valentine's Day, Temple’s live mascot owl, Stella, said "I do" to her longtime mate, Sherlock, at their home in the Elmwood Park Zoo. Philadelphia Eagles' bald eagle mascot, Noah, officiated the wedding.

Chocolate is ‘decadent and mystical.’ Here’s why the professionals come to Philly to learn its secrets.

A representative for Blommer Chocolate Company, a large supplier, pointed out emerging flavor trends — bee pollen, butterscotch, and Japanese citrus

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Society Hill was an urban planning masterpiece. Will these new towers ruin the design? | Inga Saffron

Despite a legacy of great historic and modern architecture, Society Hill struggles to find a place for new buildings.

An Italian Market romance: 'She tried to poison me with that meal'

South Philly’s marketplace is the backdrop for Mariella and Lee’s love story.

Column

New things we don’t need in aviation | Lisa Scottoline

Have you ever once thought, “This airplane window is too thick for my liking?”

Opinion

Dear Abby | May-December romance trips on question of having kids

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American. We have been together a year and a half and are deeply in love. We have lots of fun together and go out and do things. When we are out together, people often stare at us. She’s very attractive and turns

A local succulent expert takes the hippest houseplant to the next level

Love succulents? Here's how to make a wall-hanging planter in eight easy steps, according to Floral & Hardy's Amy Scipioni.

Meet Grupo Moriviví: a support group for the Latino cancer community

“There are women who don’t have health insurance, who recently came to Philadelphia, that don’t know English, that don’t know how to use public transportation, and we go where they are to teach them how to make it to the city."

Must love Lenin: Leftists look for dates through new dating service Red Yenta

The service publishes ads on Twitter and Instagram, exclusively catering to leftists looking for other leftists.

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