Carolyn Hax: Mom wants to help plan wedding, but her ideas get ignored

A mother wants to help plan the wedding for her son and his fiancee, but they’ve rejected all her suggestions while accepting her financial help.

By Carolyn HaxJune 29, 2022

Ask Amy: She touched my fiance without his consent

Reader wants to confront a woman who inappropriately touched reader's fiance when they were out together.

By Amy DickinsonJune 29, 2022

Miss Manners: My coworkers’ kids frequently interrupt meetings

Reader is annoyed that they can sometimes hear their coworkers’ kids during meetings.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 29, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Quip at ‘obnoxious’ sister-in-law forces damage control

Snapping at an “obnoxious” sister-in-law may have been satisfying, but the family took some collateral damage.

By Carolyn HaxJune 28, 2022

Ask Amy: Her grandson wore a dress to prom. She asks if it’s ‘a phase’?

A grandmother wants to know is she can do "anything other than cry myself to sleep" after her grandson wore a dress to prom.

By Amy DickinsonJune 28, 2022

Miss Manners: I need to protect my food from my employees

Reader loves it when their employees come to them for help – except when they accidently spit or cough into their lunch.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 28, 2022

Carolyn Hax: ‘Paranoid’ boyfriend tracks her period every month

Her boyfriend is so “paranoid” that she’ll get pregnant that he tracks her periods and insists on pregnancy tests.

By Carolyn HaxJune 27, 2022

Ask Amy: Angry grandma struggles with grandchild’s snippy response

A grandmother's friends donated generously to help her grandchild in a time of need. Her grandchild had a "snippy, self-absorbed response."

By Amy DickinsonJune 27, 2022

Miss Manners: How do I respond to intrusive questions about my health?

Reader wants to know a good response to someone who kept asking intrusive questions about their health.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 27, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Engaged but still preparing for ‘the other shoe to drop’

They’re engaged and committed to each other, but one of them has a tough history and a nagging fear that the marriage won’t last.

By Carolyn HaxJune 26, 2022

Ask Amy: They wronged me and I don’t forgive them

Reader received late apologies recently and decided to not accept them.

By Amy DickinsonJune 26, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Mother-in-law damages ‘very dear to me’ cookbook. Now what?

Mother-in-law borrowed cookbook that had great sentimental value, and returned it damaged without "mentioning it or apologizing."

By Carolyn HaxJune 25, 2022

Miss Manners: Should couples sign greeting cards for each other?

Reader thinks it weird for wives to sign their husbands’ names on a greeting card.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 25, 2022

Ask Amy: How do I take a compliment without thinking it’s a red flag?

Reader struggles to accept people complimenting them after seeing how that was weaponized growing up.

By Amy DickinsonJune 25, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Friends pressure cancer survivor to push past physical limits

A cancer survivor struggles with friends' relentless invitations to join them for ‘physically impossible’ activities.

By Carolyn HaxJune 24, 2022

Ask Amy: We’re taking it very slow but I want to commit now

Reader is in a platonic relationship with a man they are in love with and want to commit to him.

By Amy DickinsonJune 24, 2022

Miss Manners: She brought too many people to pick fruit from my tree

Reader is annoyed that their friend brought a ton of people to pick fruit from their tree.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 24, 2022

Ask Sahaj: My grandparents died. How do I keep their culture alive?

My grandparents were my tie to India, my reason for going back every year. How do I keep my connection to my culture alive when they are not?

By Sahaj Kaur KohliJune 23, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Is it wrong to date someone when there’s ‘no chemistry’?

After two dates, they're having a good time and great conversation but the kissing lands with a "thud."

By Carolyn HaxJune 23, 2022

Miss Manners: I’m selling everything and moving to a new city

Reader is selling everything and moving to a new city and wonders if they must tell their friends and family.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 23, 2022