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Wife who doesn’t enjoy sex got bad wedding day advice

Dear Abby: I’ve been married more than 20 years and have three children. What I haven’t had is a real desire for sex — nor have I ever had, as far as I know, an orgasm. Before my wedding, my mother warned me that sex was overblown, uncomfortable and messy, but she said I had to put up with it if I wanted kids and a good marriage.

Man stays on the sidelines when family talks sports

Dear Abby: My family is big on sports and discusses them at every gathering, big or small. I played sports growing up, but I don’t care to follow them in my adult life like the rest of my family does. Sometimes I’m left out of conversations because of my lack of knowledge on the current stats, etc. I have always refrained from speaking about the things I’m passionate about because of lack of interest from them.

Hoquiam Cheerleader heads to Chicago to discuss distracted driving

One week from today, Hoquiam High School junior Kennedy Gwin will be in Chicago. She will be there to present a staggering statistic to the 2,000 attendees of the Lifesavers Conference on traffic safety issues, one of two students in the state selected to take part on a panel about best practices for getting the safety message to teen-agers.

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Happenings 11/11

Smart Driver , formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Course, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 1 and 2 at the Montesano Timberland Library. Senior citizens completing the course may qualify for reductions in their auto insurance. The cost is $20 per person/$15 for AARP members. For more information and to pre-register, call Danny Wills at 249-8249.