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Dear Mary

Dear Mary: Do I have to stay and socialise when I drop my children off at parties?

12 November 2022

9:00 AM

12 November 2022

9:00 AM

Q. I would like to matchmake two singleton neighbours. They have absolutely everything in common, except their social class and their politics, but they are in the same line of work and both enjoy the same fairly unusual hobby. I know they would adore each other. In order to introduce them – do you advise I have a lunch for a small or large number of people? And should I sit them next to or opposite one another? 

— N.D.,

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