Posts tagged "etiquette"

Eight Conversation Killers to Avoid

Recently, I was taking in a rare sunny day on my lunch break, when I ran into an acquaintance. The first thing she said to me wasn’t “Hi” or “How… | June 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Keepin’ It Classy: Making Plans With Friends

This week in “Keepin’ It Classy,” I received a letter from a lady who is trying to get back out onto the dating scene, but she’s confused about current social…

Simcha | May 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Keepin’ It Classy: Can I Back Out On Being A Bridesmaid?

This week, I received a letter from a woman who’s having commitment issues about her friend’s wedding. Here’s what she has to say about her cold feet: “I met up…

Simcha | May 18, 2009 - 2:00 pm

The Tyranny Of The Tardy

I have a friend—bless her heart—who is habitually late to everything! It all started when Lynn went to work for me as a freelance editor. She never showed up when… | April 23, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Rewriting The Rules Of Etiquette: What’s In a Name?

A couple weeks ago I addressed the issue of a woman changing her name when she marries. I expressed that although I don’t plan to change my name when I…

Wendy Atterberry | April 9, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Would You Wear White To Someone Else’s Wedding?

Spring is here, which means many of us will be spending all of our weekends for the next four to five months going to wedding after wedding after wedding. When…

Catherine Strawn | April 4, 2009 - 2:00 pm

The Girls Of Hedsor Hall: What Makes You Feel Like A Lady?

Today at noon, MTV is turning out the ladies! No, not in their typical Spring Break style, but real, proper ladies. They’ve taken a smattering of girls gone wild and…

Simcha | March 1, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Miss Manners: Public Restroom Etiquette

It’s often assumed that women are the cleaner sex, but when it comes to public restrooms we often forget our manners. Since we’re tired of seeing and hearing inappropriate things…

Annika Harris | February 27, 2009 - 6:00 pm

The Frisky Gift Guide: Don’t Forget Your Manners

‘Tis the season to shower the people you love – and, of course, get a little soaked yourself — with pretty wrapped packages. While giving and receiving can be oh…

Chelsea Kaplan | December 6, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Become A Party Pariah

Though I can’t remember his name, I can still recall the face of the guest who whipped out a handful of Ziploc bags as a long ago Christmas party was…

Judy McGuire | December 4, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Poll: Should You Wear White To A Wedding?

Guests were told to wear ivory to Jay-Z and Beyonce’s wedding on Friday (that’s Gwyneth Paltrow arriving, above); I wore a white dress with black piping to a friend’s wedding…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 7, 2008 - 3:15 pm

The Nookie Know-It-All: Threesome Etiquette

What are some easy steps to having a threesome where no one gets hurt? — Menage A Trois, Greenwich, CT

You’d think there’d be a Threesome for Dummies or…

Sexpert Lindsay | March 12, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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