Woman to Woman: You just Don’t Get it, Do You?

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This is an edited version of a blog post I wrote in 2005 about a self-centered woman who thought it … [Read more...]


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7 easy ways to handle your stress, by Alison Blackman We have updated this post  from 11 … [Read more...]

Career: Singing the Why Can’t I Have It all Blues

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 ASK ALISON:  MANAGING YOUR LIFE AND CAREER Singing the Why Can't I Have It all Blues "I got … [Read more...]

Q: is griping about gifts good sense or bad taste? #weddings, #gifts, #etiquette


  Good Grief!  Groaning About The Gifts! A Bride-to-Be writes: "We will be married in a few months … [Read more...]

LAST DAY TOMORROW Paris Fashion Week streaming on advicesisters.com #ParisFashionWeek

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Tomorrow is the last day to find the new runway videos of Paris Fashion Week  streaming on … [Read more...]

Agonizing over gifts for Valentine’s Day or another Special Day. Watch this show on Vimeo #Gifts, #advice, #leatherandlace

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Dr Joy:  What Makes A Good Gift?  Alison:  Whatever is, it's not about cost:  It has to be something … [Read more...]

Don’t Want a Crotchless Teddie from Him This Holiday ? This is a Must Read! #Holiday, #gifts, #IntimateGifts

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    I have a saying: If you bring a woman a French maid's outfit as a gift, there had better be … [Read more...]

Get Personal Private Advice #Advice, #PersonalAdvice

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Get Personal Private Advice  Personal, Private Advice is The Most Precious Gift You Can Give … [Read more...]

An offer you can’t refuse? Free advice, or (nearly) immediate help

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  get personal, private advice by email from Alison and Tony aka. "Leather & Lace" Personal, … [Read more...]

Alison Blackman is a real person, not a cartoon image! #advice #relationships


Alison Blackman is a real person, not a cartoon image!  After several decades online, I have to to … [Read more...]