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

Skittish dad's curfew becomes tug-of-war

Dear Carolyn: I am a single dad who raised my (only) daughter alone since she was a baby. She just turned 18, and feels she should no longer have a curfew.

Updated: December 12, 2010, - 03:29 PM

She's paying price for truth about affair

Dear Carolyn: I was very close to my brother's wife till about six years ago, when I learned she was having an affair with a mutual friend. I confronted her and told her I would have to tell my brother.

Updated: November 28, 2010, - 02:45 PM

Girlfriend sees little upside to marriage

Dear Carolyn: My boyfriend wants to get married. Is it fair to ask, "What's in it for me?" He has been unemployed for the three years that we have been dating.

Updated: November 21, 2010, - 02:32 PM

Ultimatum against marriage will backfire

Dear Carolyn: Is it so crazy to give your child the ultimatum that, indeed, she may marry at any time but we, as her parents, will not pay for the event until she is 25? I think she is entirely too young (21).

Updated: November 14, 2010, - 03:00 PM

Be receptive to 'black sheep' sister

Dear Carolyn: My sister, Jane, has always been the black sheep of our family. She is perceived by me, my younger sister Sally, and even our mother as self-centered, rude and aggressive.

Updated: November 07, 2010, - 03:07 PM

Girlfriend scolded him over baby-sitting

Dear Carolyn: I am an unmarried male with no kids who has been dating a divorcee with two boys, 6 and 3 (her now ex-husband cheated on her). What age is appropriate for me to baby-sit them alone?

Updated: October 31, 2010, - 03:38 PM

Carolyn Hax: He can't regain girlfriend's trust

Dear Carolyn: In the car, my girlfriend and I were listening to an advice show. I was very disoriented by my girlfriend's visceral reaction.

Updated: October 24, 2010, - 02:35 PM

She can't get used to his porn habit

Dear Carolyn: I've searched the archives and can't locate any replies to this apparently very common malady: online, hard-core porn usage by husbands.

Updated: October 17, 2010, - 03:23 PM

She's suspicious for no good reason

Dear Carolyn: My girlfriend and I have each been married twice. We have been seeing each other for about 18 months, and I really love her, and I think the feelings are mutual.

Updated: September 26, 2010, - 02:43 PM

Fiancée's illness meets disapproval

Dear Carolyn: A friend of mine is getting married to a woman who has multiple sclerosis. His family is very upset by this fact (along with a few other issues they have with his bride-to-be).

Updated: September 19, 2010, - 12:48 PM

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