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  • Deprived of gossip during lockdown, I've turned to advice columns instead | Rachel Connolly

    28 days ago - By The Guardian

    There's surprising solace in the wisdom of agony aunts - that life doesn't always work out as we might hope I read about five or six advice columns a week. Sometimes more. I don't think I need this much advice , but I have an enduring fondness for the format. I love the small window into a stranger's life, and how those who write in tend to frame their problems in a way that is, if not unbiased (because who can truly appraise themselves objectively?), then at least not totally self-flattering. I like to read things that aren't written by writers, and therefore not coaxed into a...
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