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: 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

Hax: Grandpa announces end to gifts at age 18

Dear Carolyn: Ever since my two sons were born (now 19 and 16), my father has sent a modest monetary...

Updated: January 27, 2013, - 06:03 PM

Hax: Love life has taken a dive after 2 kids

Dear Carolyn: My wife and I have been together for 16 years, married for 14. We had children late and have two lovely kids. We both never wanted children, and then suddenly she wants a child and I acquiesce, consequently I fall in love with said child. Eventually one child is not enough and we must have another -- and do.

Updated: July 29, 2012, - 05:33 PM

Hax: Wife makes plans to see an ex-flame

Dear Carolyn: Here's the basic version of the story: Guy meets Girl in D.C., pursues her for a few years, they date and move out of the area together. Guy moves in with Girl.

Updated: July 15, 2012, - 05:02 PM

Hax: Relatives' tardiness is sign of bigger issue

Dear Carolyn: I have some relatives who never arrive on time for family functions. When my parents were alive, they chose to wait until the couple arrived, but after a few times the folks decided to start without them.

Updated: July 08, 2012, - 05:27 PM

Hax: Breaking up freed both to love again

Editor's note: Carolyn Hax is on vacation, so she's letting readers give the advice while she's away.

Updated: July 01, 2012, - 06:22 PM

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