Philip Galanes Answers It All For You

Self just discovered the New York Times‘ Social Q column, in which Philip Galanes dispenses advice on dealing with awkward situations.

So here’s a letter from Ben from New Haven (New Haven = Yale, self is almost 97% sure)

I am a junior in college and have an amazing relationship with my roommate.  We hang out together all the time, and I love him like a brother.  Trouble is, he is really good looking, and as soon as girls see him, they ditch me.  I can be talking to a woman all night (and getting along really well), but as soon as he appears, she loses interest in me.  I don’t think he’s doing it intentionally, but it’s starting to get me down.  What should I do?

Galanes’ Answer:    Transfer!  Or at least start socializing on your own, Ben. Because when folks have “Moves Like Jagger,” as Maroon 5 has been bragging from the top of the charts (for months now), there is little mere mortals can do to interfere with their Mick-like mojo.

To which Kanlaon can only respond:  BWAH HA HA HAAAAA!

Stay tuned.

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