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

Will ex be too hurt to see her with a date?

Dear Carolyn: I'm having an ethical dilemma related to my ex-husband. We've been divorced a year, separated for two. We were together more than five years. We were both very hurt by the breakup, but ultimately it was my decision to leave.

Updated: July 17, 2011, - 03:17 PM

He's gay and feels completely alone

Dear Carolyn: I'm gay. Congratulations, you're the first person I've told. I've had a number of miserable hetero relationships that obviously couldn't go anywhere, but I'm starting to go crazy.

Updated: January 23, 2011, - 03:21 PM

TV is the source of this family tiff

Dear Carolyn: I am an older woman, and not very mobile. I moved in with my son's family following an injury. They have been very helpful and supportive.

Updated: January 16, 2011, - 02:32 PM

Man of her dreams never wants any sex

Dear Carolyn: I'm engaged to the man of my dreams. He's gorgeous, really brilliant, loves my family, and loves me unconditionally. However, he is not intimate.

Updated: January 09, 2011, - 06:00 PM

Burglary exposes personal flaws

Dear Carolyn: My partner and I have been good friends with a woman we've known for years. Last summer, during her vacation, she asked me to help repair a small item in her home. I went over and fixed the item, and mowed her yard as a surprise.

Updated: January 02, 2011, - 02:19 PM

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

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