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

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

She fears friend will resent her pregnancy

Dear Carolyn: My best friend got married three years ago and has been talking nonstop from before the wedding about having kids. She laid out an elaborate timeline for when they would get pregnant.

Updated: September 12, 2010, - 02:30 PM

Where's husband's apology already?

Dear Carolyn: I think I screwed up, but I'm not sure how badly. My wife is pregnant with our first baby -- a girl. Full disclosure, I expressed mild disappointment when we learned the sex, but I was mostly joking.

Updated: September 05, 2010, - 03:26 PM

Bad friends gone, but she's lonely

Dear Carolyn: I ended my two closest friendships, one of which had lasted more than 25 years.

Updated: August 15, 2010, - 03:20 PM

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