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.

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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

Teens are torn by parents' fighting

Dear Carolyn: My parents are fighting more and more, and now in front of my brother and me (we're in our teens). When they are alone and fighting we can hear them, and I see my mom afterward and see that she has cried. I don't know what to say or do.

Updated: August 08, 2010, - 03:52 PM

Mom's nitpicking of boyfriend causes rift

Dear Carolyn: I have been dating a great guy for two years... Although he's been unemployed only two weeks, my mom will not leave me alone about it.

Updated: July 18, 2010, - 01:24 PM

Group wants to shut out obese friend

Dear Carolyn: My wife and five of her female high-school friends (from several decades ago) have, in recent years, held a reunion, rotating among the ladies' homes around the country. One of the friends, "Angie," is dangerously obese.

Updated: July 04, 2010, - 02:14 PM

Daughter's new romance tests her family's values

Dear Carolyn: We have an unmarried 30-year-old daughter who is involved with an unmarried 30-year-old father of two children, ages 3 and 4 months.

Updated: June 20, 2010, - 03:54 PM

Don't wait for life to happen to you

Editor's Note: Carolyn Hax is on vacation. While she is away, readers weigh in.

Updated: June 13, 2010, - 03:58 PM

Silent treatment: Time for reflection

Dear Carolyn: My husband's angry with me over a minor issue. I apologized, but it's been several days and I'm still getting the silent treatment.

Updated: June 06, 2010, - 03:46 PM

Helping new dad snap out of funk

Dear Carolyn: My brother's wife just gave birth to very premature, very sick twins. They will probably spend months in the hospital and one is likely to have severe developmental issues. My brother is panicking.

Updated: April 11, 2010, - 02:21 PM

He chose the girl over the friend

Dear Carolyn: My best friend has been trying unsuccessfully for over a year to date a girl who cares for him deeply as a friend but who I just don't believe is into him romantically.

Updated: March 28, 2010, - 03:33 PM

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