I.G. Advice: Should She Cut the Cord?

Dear King C, I like my friend, Melissa a lot . She’s always been very supportive and sometimes helps me with my work.  But she is always complaining about being tired, her husband, home situation and rattles on and on.  She phones me almost everyday and continues to go into details about her days, even…

I.G. Advice: The Emotion Behind the Emoticon

Hey Charles- I have a question!  My BFF can’t seem to make a complete sentence without using an emoticon.  I will leave the occasional happy face, but sometimes she uses emoticons in a way that vexes me.  For example, I had to leave a party early last weekend before she arrived, and she wrote, “Thanks…