Into the A+ Advice Box #14: What to Say to a Friend Proposing 6 Months In?

Welcome to the 14th edition of Into the A+ Advice Box, in which we answer advice questions from A+ members who submitted their questions into our A+ ask box because they wanted their questions answered in a space that is not accessible by Google, their mom, their ex, etc. (No guarantees regarding your ex, however.) Previously, we have included such questions in our epic Some Answers to Some Questions You Have Been Asking Us, and in most cases that is still the plan. But some questions were a lot longer or more in-depth and deserved their own place in the sun. We're doing this column TWICE a month, now.

We solicited answers from the whole team, so let’s dive in!

Q1:
I work in nursing homes that were heavily impacted by Covid. In April I lost as many patients as I normally do in a year, almost 100 people. The buildings are Covid-recovered and I'm in therapy. I'm finally at a point where I can think about other things.

I've been talking to a woman who seems to be romanticall...

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