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27 Oct: Dear Michelle: Black and Blue

Dear Michelle, I would like your help. I was married eight months ago with high hopes and dreams for a happy life. About a month after our wedding, I realized this was not to be. My husband, “Conrad,” became verbally, physically, and sexually abusive. It was so bad that neighbors...

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14 May: Dear Michelle: Finding Ms. Right

Dear Michelle, I wrote you about a year ago. I would imagine that you get a ton of mail each day. I hope that you don’t mind that I’m writing you again. I think what you do is neat. I’d like for you to analyze my handwriting. I’m a 44...

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25 Nov: Dear Michelle: Diary of a Geek

Dear Michelle, I am writing to you to see if you can help me figure out where to go in my life. I don't know what to do with myself. I have said I want to be more social, get girlfriend, etc. to my social worker, but half the time...

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25 Nov: Dear Michelle: A Man Without a Plan

Dear Michelle, Hello! I am writing to you to see if you can help me read between the lines. I am 43 years old and am currently in jail. I’ve been coming here quite often over the past several years. I have a drug problem. Another problem I have is...

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25 Nov: Dear Michelle: Hear no Evil

Dear Michelle, Greetings! I greatly enjoy reading your article every week. I was hoping you could take a look at the enclosed sample of handwriting. The man who wrote this, my father, is sort of a mystery to me. He left my mother, my brother, sister, and me eight years...

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23 Nov: Dear Michelle: Slim Down

Dear Michelle, When I was in high school I was 5’2" and weighed more than 300 pounds. In college, I made a conscious effort to reduce my girth. I went on a supervised liquid fast program and by the time I graduated, I had lost more than half my body...

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23 Nov: Dear Michelle: Moving Forward

Dear Michelle, I'm constantly being told that my writing is strange. I'm right handed though the writing appears to be written by someone left handed. I'm 26-years old, working two jobs, separated and raising a young child. I'm kind of depressed and have been that way for as long as...