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.

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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

Hax: He's a good friend, but is he wedding material?

Dear Carolyn: I would like to invite one of my good college friends to be in my wedding party. He...

Updated: June 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: Defend Mom, or listen to Dad?

Dear Carolyn: What to do, as a full-grown adult, when a classless coward makes a loud, public and derogatory comment...

Updated: June 05, 2014, - 02:10 PM

Hax: Meddling won't help mend fences

Dear Carolyn: My brother, sister-in-law (SIL) and nephew, 5, live halfway across the country from us. I live near my...

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 01:42 PM

Hax: Among sibs, there's no real comparison

Hi, Carolyn: I’m a dad with two grown daughters, ages 33 and 35. Both have graduate degrees, are gainfully employed,...

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hax: She wants neighbor to spank spunky kid

Hello, Carolyn: My question is, when is spanking a child OK? I live on a rural dirt road off a...

Updated: May 29, 2014, - 01:44 PM

Hax: 'Online privacy' myth about to be dispelled by mom

Dear Carolyn: My phone plan allows me to see the texts of my kids, 19, 17 and 14. I monitor...

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 03:05 PM

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