Into the A+ Advice Box #7: Gender Neutral Parent Names, So Many Questions about Crushes, and More!

Welcome to the 7th 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 bi-monthly.

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

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I've been with my girlfriend for over a year and a half. For the most part things are really good. She's become my best friend. She’s so sweet, kind, supportive, and smart. The main problem is, I can't stop comparing myself to her. We go to the same college and while I am doing well, she seems to be doing better. This has ...

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