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Robin Abrahams

Robin Abrahams, a Cambridge-based writer with a PhD in psychology, writes the weekly “Miss Conduct” column for The Boston Globe Magazine. Read more of Miss Conduct’s wit and wisdom at bostonglobe.com/magazine or submit questions at bostonglobe.com/missconduct.

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Advice: I think my friend forgot sharing an awful secret with me

By Robin Abrahams,

Over drinks one night, she told me she had been abused, and hasn’t said a word since. I don’t want to pretend it didn’t happen.

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Advice: My sister-in-law is toxic. Can I keep her away from my kid?

By Robin Abrahams,

Plus, dealing with boors at a dinner party.

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Advice: I know a secret. Do I fess up?

By Robin Abrahams,

I’m invited to a murder mystery dinner party, but I already know who the murderer is. Plus, are thank-you cards passé?

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Advice: My klutzy friend tries to ‘help’ in the kitchen. How do I stop her?

By Robin Abrahams,

Plus, what to do with wedding decorations after the big day (or after the big day has been canceled).