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: When Auntie yells, it's anti-placid

Dear Carolyn: My husband has a sister with what seems to be a severe mood disorder. She will appear to...

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 01:45 PM

Hax: A dad, a stepdad, a wedding dilemma

Dear Carolyn: Long story short, I left my then husband for my current husband when my kids were 5 and...

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 01:12 PM

Hax: Friends suspicious of her new boyfriend

Dear Carolyn: I have been happily single for more than a decade but have a wide circle of long-term friends...

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

Hax: Lack of divorce sours their future

Dear Carolyn: I’m 38 and involved with a same-age man. We are in love and it’s the kind of relationship...

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 01:59 PM

Hax: They're miles apart in more than one way

Dear Carolyn: I am a 33-year-old single mom with an 8-year-old son. I have sole custody of my son, but...

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 06:56 PM

Hax: Dad's decisions derail daughter

Dear Carolyn: My widowed-for-20-years father is having an “accidental” child with a woman my age. He is an extremely poor...

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

Hax: Fiancée seems more at ease with roomie

Dear Carolyn: My fiancée and I are currently living with two roommates we’ve both known for a few years. This...

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 02:17 PM

Hax: Pressure is on over baby's name

Dear Carolyn: My husband and I are expecting our first child. We have been receiving a lot of family pressure...

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Hax: Nothing scandalous about treating mental illness

Dear Carolyn: I’ve struggled with depression and self-injury (among other things) for years, and I recently had a wake-up call...

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Readers step up in columnist's absence

While I’m away, readers give the advice.On dealing with a bully:So often we hear today about “helicopter” parents who, in...

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 01:36 PM

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