My first attempt at advice-giving, and it's no less than literally a life or death situation: clinical depression.
There are few things my brain will do faster than whip up a clunky portmanteau, so much so that when I smash two words together to make one, my daughter actually says, "Oh, god, Mom, portmandon't!" which is both funny and extremely meta of her. I thought I made up "midolescence," but of course, many clever, … Continue reading MIDOLESCENCE: MIDDLE AGE + ADOLESCENCE = DUH!
Sharon was scared her husband's midlife crisis was going to be the end of their marriage. I give her some great advice, which saved the day. Maybe not the marriage, but hey, at least it was something.