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Agony Aunt

A general term for an advice columnist for a periodical or media program. "Agony” refers to personal problems and "aunt” refers to a trusted person who offers comfort and advice.
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Confidential to America; newspaper advice columns and sexual education.
In the 1970s, as the number of famous-kid shrinks and celebrity pediatricians rose, the child-rearing advice column became de rigueur, advocating a kind of intensive mothering that undermined feminist successes.
The site features message boards, an advice column, a "Write Your Own Story" feature, articles, and an excerpt from An Ordinary Woman, posted well before the book was published.
The titles did fairly well, Norins says, but they learned that far and away the most popular feature was the coding advice column.
Mumford writes that the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel even dropped Ann Landers' advice column because of the Catholic League.
Download free meeting tips, read an advice column and order videos and books.
The goal of the free online dating and relationship advice column is simply to improve online dating opportunities of all members, to meet and successfully interact with any of their prospective matches.
HOUSTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Gary Friedlander, President of Rice Epicurean Markets, announced today the creation of a weekly nutrition advice column which will appear in Rice Epicurean's weekly circular ads and on the company's website (http://www.
Grant and Kevin Ashby from Hilltop Garden Centre return with their advice column THE cold weather finally seems to be clearing and gardens are beginning to thaw out.
He opened up about his past concerns while giving advice to a worried mum in his advice column for music magazine Rolling Stone, reports Contactmusic.
Vet Jennie answers your questions about pet care in this weekly advice column, created in partnership with the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA).
It's a most readable, hard-hitting advice column to young women on sexuality, dating, and sex and covers all the basics, from understanding monogamy and sexual risks to contraception--including how to correctly use a condom and assessing problems with their use.