Etiquette Monster: Your Bitch of a Cousin and the Coworkers Who Won't Let You Talk at Lunch

Hello and welcome! In this column, I’ll be offering my best advice on all matters of etiquette and politeness. Did you know that I’m obsessed with manners? Probably not, because—RUDELY—you have never taken the time to ask. That’s okay, though! I—politely—forgive you.

I'm Getting Married This Year and My Boyfriend Can't Stop Me

The first time I asked Allen to marry me was the day after Christmas. We were wandering through one of Modesto’s finest shopping malls and in the excitement of scoring $200 worth of Bath & Body Works products for less than $60, I turned to him and said, “Let’s get married. Let’s get married this year!” He closed his…