Carolyn Hax

Columnist | Relationships
Carolyn Hax is a 40-something repatriated New Englander with a liberal arts degree and a lot of opinions and that's about it, really, when you get right down to it. Oh, and the shoes. A lot of shoes. Her column, "Tell Me About It," appears Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.

Recent content from Carolyn Hax

Hax: Boyfriend's grief needs to be treated with care

Dear Carolyn: Is there a limit to how long one must indulge their partner’s grieving period?To make a long story...

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 06:53 PM

Hax: Truth may not set her free at all

Dear Carolyn: My father had several affairs, left our family, and remarried another woman. We have confronted him about his...

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 02:46 PM

Hax: Dating has no appeal after traumatic breakup

Dear Carolyn: In June, I ended a long-distance relationship after several stormy months. There was a lot of back-and-forth, depression...

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 01:34 PM

Hax: Boorish brother uses gifts as weaspons

Dear Carolyn: Since the holidays are approaching again: I have a brother who will give some nieces and nephews gifts...

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Caolyn Hax: Name issue has her rethinking union

Hi, Carolyn: I’ve got a problem with my fiancé and partner of 4 ½ years.The good: He’s brilliant, creatively resourceful, outgoing,...

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Boyfriend needs to ask an honest question

Dear Carolyn: My girlfriend and I recently moved in together to counteract our busy schedules, and it’s good. There are...

Updated: October 09, 2014, - 01:09 PM

Hax: Mom's guilt flows from overseas home

Dear Carolyn: My sister who lives overseas (for her husband’s job) just e-mailed our younger sister and me: Her twenty-something...

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Having misgivings about the have-nots

Dear Carolyn: My friends and I are at an age when the people who’ve made it are really making it,...

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Comments creep out new mom

Dear Carolyn: Three months ago I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Exactly four days later, while I was...

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 02:42 PM

Hax: Friend's engagement is cause for concern

Dear Carolyn: One of my best friends since childhood has announced her engagement to her on-again-off-again, abusive, freeloading, alcoholic boyfriend....

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 02:00 PM

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