DEAR MINERVA,

I have had the pleasure of catching a few shows where you were doing stand-up comedy and I was wondering what you think of the whole Kevin Hart thing. My friends and I all have different opinions about it and I thought maybe you could give me some perspective.

-Sincerely, Curious in !A

Dear Minerva,

My husband and I just bought a beautiful home here in Boise and we are over-the-moon about settling in. We are an "odd couple" and have different tastes in almost everything. We haven't started digging deep into the decorating process yet, but I am already worried about the clash of wills.…

Dear Minerva,

I have never had a close family. My parents didn't get along well with their families and because of that, I was pretty much isolated from my extended family from a young age. I have five siblings, two of which are dead.…

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Dear Minerva,

I've always intimidated other women. I've always known what I want and I've gone out and done it. I'm well-educated, successful in my field and proud of my family.…

Dear Minerva,

About a year ago I met a girl online and we started chatting. This led to us meeting and developing a relationship. The last few months have been difficult and she recently sent me a text breaking up with me. A text!…

Dear Minerva,

I've been experiencing tension with my family over the last six months. I rent a three-bedroom house from my father, and when my brother moved back to Boise, he allowed my brother and his girlfriend to move into the house. Things were fine for the first month and a half, but then suddenly my brother reverted back to being the sophomoric jerk he was when were teenagers.…

DEAR MINERVA,

I have had the same hairdresser for 10 years. She is amazing. She knows my hair, knows what I like, and always does great work.…

DEAR MINERVA,

I recently had an event commemorating the end of a period in my life. It was a great celebration. I received many gifts from different people.…

DEAR MINERVA,

After moving far away from home and from my friends, I am regretting it all. I'm a young person, and I thought that getting away from home was the next step in a happy life. On the contrary, I'm unhappy where I'm at, and I find myself thinking about all the fun times I had back home and could have if I moved back.…

DEAR MINERVA,

My boyfriend is exploring his feminine side in the bedroom with me. I don't mind if he wants to wear makeup and use butt plugs. But now he's talking about waxing his eyebrows and legs. A more permanent exploration.…

Dear Minerva,

I keep getting non-stop telemarketer calls on my phone. They've even spammed my number so it looks like I'm calling others and even looks like I've called myself. I even had one use a dead relative's number, which was very upsetting.…

Dear Minerva,

If I occasionally enjoy having a lady join in the fun with my boyfriend and I, does that make me "bisexual" or just "bi-curious?" I seem to be straddling some sort of line. I do love a woman's body and thoroughly enjoy these encounters.…

DEAR MINERVA,

My long-time boyfriend and I are finally tying the knot. We're excited for our big day and have so many ideas. We both have large families and a lot of friends.…

DEAR MINERVA,

So here's the deal - my boyfriend has asked me to try pegging with him. I'm excited and terrified as I don't want to hurt him, but I also prefer to be the sub in the bedroom. I dominate every area of my life; the bedroom is my refuge where I know I'm not in control.…

Dear Minerva,

You helped me before with the pushy ex-wife trying to control me. We've been making some progress but I found out that she has talked openly to her child about my daughters. I've raised three teenagers who are community involved, do well in school, as well as sports. I have raised them to be open-minded humans with respect for others and themselves.…

Dear Minerva,

I have a friend who was dating a guy. She seemed really into him and they seemed like a great fit for awhile but we all got this feeling that it was just one of those fun flings. Nothing serious.…

Dear Minerva,

My fiancé and I are trying to plan our wedding. The question is not whether to invite my father, but rather how to tell him he's not invited. Suffice to say, he did horrific things to my sister, and she and her children are naturally a part of the wedding.…

Dear Minerva,

When I was a 24-year-old single mom, I dated and later married a man 28 years my senior. I firmly believed age was "just a number." He knew me better than I knew myself.…

Dear Minerva,

I'm exhausted by social media. I can hardly stand to log in to Facebook anymore. The posts fill me with disappointment about our world.…

Dear Minerva,

I travel a lot for my job, and get greeted with a formal greeting like "Hello Mr. Smith. Welcome back to the hotel." It got me thinking, if I didn't identify as male or female, what would be the appropriate greeting other than Mr. or Ms. for a non-binary person?

Dear Minerva,

My mother recently died and I have had hard the task of going through her things. I didn't expect it to be easy. I also didn't expect to discover that there appear to have been Nazis in our family.…

Dear Minerva,

I had a friend that was like a brother to me. Then his boyfriend tried to sleep with me and I was cut out. I think he blames me, and people can have their opinions, but I genuinely care for this friend and would never desire to hurt him. He rejects and ignores all of my reaching out.…

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