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Drawing on the long tradition of epistolary literature, like Bram Stoker's Dracula, HOOKED stories unfold through back-and-forth conversations.The goal is to share information and make decisions as a group; the meetings can also be a source of support and provide a forum for resolving disagreements.If all or some of you live in different parts of the country, the meetings can be held by conference call.Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Aunt wants dad to date again after mom’s death: My mother died two years ago after a long, painful battle with cancer.Dad was a perfect caretaker during her final months and was with her in the hospital every day of her illness.Get help and advice on who to contact if you're thinking about running away or are already living on the streets. It can be a last-minute decision, and you might not be prepared – with no money, warm clothes or any idea about where you might seek help.