I wanted to thank you for writing the Alice series along with so many other books you wrote. I have been reading your books since I was in 4th grade, and even now that I’m in college I still love them! Whenever I read them, they aways make me laugh and help me forget or even understand some of the difficult situations I am going through.

In addition to the Alice books, I also wanted to thank you for the Alice column. Several years ago, I wrote to you about being in love with an older guy and not knowing what to do about it. The advice you gave me helped a lot, and I really appreciate your help 🙂

Phyllis replied:

I need to remind readers occasionally that I’m not a doctor or a psychologist, just an enlightened grandmother, but I’m so glad that any suggestions I might have made to you were helpful.  The decisions are always up to the reader, but I’ve found in my own life, it often helps to have a sounding board.  Sometimes just writing or talking about your own problem gives you ideas for solving it yourself.

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by | January 14, 2014 · 3:43 PM

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