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My doorman is having an affair with my next-door neighbor. I can't look either in the eye. How do I keep my cool when I run into them? Signed, So Embarrassed
Dianne Ackerman is the new voice of reason behind Ms. Demeanor. She has lived in her Upper East Side co-op for the past 20 years and is the vice president of her co-op board. She is filled with opinions that she gladly shares with all who ask—and some who do not. Have something that needs sorting out? Drop her an email.