Sample Abstracts

Some abstracted samples of previous public consultation topics:

How long will I live?

I was just offered a job, and I’m not sure if it’s right for me to take it.  I am looking for stability in my life.

I need to sell my car in a month and I need advice on how to set and negotiate the price.

How do I get a girlfriend?

My life is good and I am happy, but I have unpleasant dreams that I do not understand.

I recently witnessed a suicide, and I am shaken up and disturbed, and I want to get it off my chest.

We have three children, and lately my wife is so stressed that I am worried for her.  I want to help her in any way I can.

I don’t know if I should leave my boyfriend or not.

I am having a change in my relationship to Time itself, and I want to talk about it.

My parents won’t tell me what is going on in their lives.

We want to get a babysitter who speaks a different language than we do at home.

Why is there so much gum stuck under tabletops?

I am envious of my brother’s relationship, even though I am very happy for him.

I have so much spare time, I have enough money, my life is good, my family is fine, I even give some of my time to charitable causes, but…

I have to decide between two schools to attend for the year by tomorrow morning, and I have never even seen either one of them.

We fight all the time and make one another angry.  We don’t communicate; we don’t listen to one another, even though we love each other very much.

My mother is in assisted living, and we can’t afford the facility anymore.  My sister and I are discussing where to move her.

I have a dream of having chickens, but I live in the city limits.  Should I pursue my dream, or leave it for another lifetime?

What can I do to promote world peace?

I have decided to leave my  fiancé for various reasons…