In an interview with New York blog Gothamist, Judy McGuire dishes on her six years writing a dating advice column for Seattle Weekly -- and, until last October, writing a separate "Dategirl" column for the New York Press. On her separation from the Press, McGuire says, "Getting fired is never pleasant. I miss it, but frankly, I don't think that many people were reading the Press by that point anyway." She also contrasts her dysfunctional life -- which is "in the grand tradition of advice columnists," she claims -- with the family-friendly ways of the author of Savage Love: "Dan Savage is the only well-adjusted one I can think of (though I’ve heard rumors)."

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