Dear Crabby, Do You Fix Your Own Cars?

Dear Crabby, I am not at all good at fixing cars, but my girlfriend expects me to fix her car whenever it needs it. What should I do? Did you ever fix your cars? Sincerely,  Freddy Fixitnot Dear Mr. Fixitnot, I remember being in the youthful state-of-mind where I wanted a woman to think the world of me.  I was about 17 years old when my sweetheart got a flat tire and asked me to come over and fix it.  I of course told her it would be no problem and that I would prefer that she drive … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, How Do I Propose to My Girlfriend?

Dear Crabby, I am ready to propose to my girlfriend, but I am really nervous. Can you give me some pointers or suggestions of how to go about this? Sincerely, Ready Eddie Dear Ready Eddie, I remember well the days of preparation and planning that went into that event.  For me it was not so much the actual question and possible answer that was the cause of anxiety, but rather the consequences of failure that caused concern.  I know that many lovebirds will go on romantic dates filled … [Read more...]