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: 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: Affairs put marriage on shaky ground

Hi, Carolyn: A year ago (and a year after my wedding) I found out that during the wedding planning, my...

Updated: October 27, 2013, - 02:49 PM

Hax: Will ultimatum right a lopsided relationship?

Dear Carolyn: I’ve been seeing someone intermittently for six months. I enjoy our time together, but I am always the...

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 11:13 AM

Hax: Aunt wants to have 'the talk' with teen niece

Dear Carolyn: My niece just turned 15. Physically, she reminds me of myself at her age — she looks about...

Updated: August 18, 2013, - 02:30 PM

Hax: Wife's fun with kids hurts husband

Dear Carolyn: When we had kids, I stayed home with them while my husband worked, sometimes with long hours and...

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 04:03 PM

Hax: Everyone knows of affair – except spouse

Dear Carolyn: Two acquaintances are having an affair, one married, one single. They are not being discreet, and a LOT...

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 03:42 PM

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