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: Advice from readers on 'stranger danger' and more

While I’m away, readers give the advice.On “never leaving my children with a stranger”:You’ve had a built-in audience for this,...

Updated: July 01, 2014, - 04:35 PM

Hax: Readers give the advice: What not to say about cancer diagnosis

While I’m away, readers give the advice.On reacting to the news of someone’s cancer diagnosis:When a friend tells you they...

Updated: June 29, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Ready to walk over friends' disinterest

Dear Carolyn: Two years ago my adult daughter was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She is very optimistic and has taken...

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 01:32 PM

Hax: Family roiled by caregiving needs

Dear Carolyn: Five years ago, my mother became unable to continue living alone, so she came to live with me,...

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 01:40 PM

Hax: A pass deflected, a friend neglected

Dear Carolyn: I have a great friend who I have kept some distance from, and sitting in my inbox is...

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Stop trying to hang out with crush's boyfriend

Dear Carolyn: About a year ago I developed a crush on a female friend, whose boyfriend I also know independently...

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 01:36 PM

Hax: Offer son support in 'fine' marriage

Dear Carolyn: Our 28-year-old son “Bill” has been married for five years to a woman we are slowly starting to...

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 12:20 PM

Hax: Teen would rather not do chores

Dear Carolyn: I am a generally happy young teenage boy. I have recently been upset with my mother, because I...

Updated: June 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Set limits for visits with abusive grandma

Dear Carolyn: My husband and I have been together 12 years. His mother is mentally, emotionally and verbally abusive.We now...

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 01:34 PM

Hax: Get to the meat of food restrictions

Dear Carolyn: My husband and I are good friends with a couple whose dietary needs have slowly changed over the...

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 02:42 PM

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