Submit your letter to Meredith here. Q. I am 26 and my boyfriend is 29. We have been together for 10 years and have a 2-year-old son. We’ve both agreed for years that we want two kids. Once the baby was born, we talked about getting a house — and that’s when our goals started to differ. We don’t have a home and are currently not even looking. We live with his parents, who are amazing, but we need our own place. He has a business in his parents’ name and saves all of his money for a house.
Submit your question to Meredith here. Q. I am a single (gay, if it’s relevant) man in my late 30s, and have been single for a long time since a series of serious, longer-term relationships in my 20s. I am the only single person among my friends, who are terrific and like family. I’m closer to many of them than I am to my actual family, and I have good relationships with many of their partners, spouses, children, etc.
Q. My fiance and I have been together for four years. We plan on getting married this year. He is very close to his family, and I often spend time doing what they like. During our annual vacation last year, all I wanted was to try one particular restaurant and to share a kiss on New Year’s Eve. He invited his family over instead. They speak a different language, so I was excluded. (They all know English very well but did not consider including me.)
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".