Carolyn Hax: Grandpa was a miser, and Grandma was just miserable

Now that he’s dead, grandma’s ready to live a little, but how much is too much?
  • 17 hours ago

Carolyn Hax: A spouse’s silence is the opposite of supportive

Her husband views his co-workers as “against” him. She isn’t so sure. . .
  • 1 day ago

Carolyn Hax: In the dog house after talking bluntly about mommy’s new residence

A reader draws rebuke from son and former daughter-in-law over remarks to granchild.
  • 2 days ago

Carolyn Hax: By the time their hearts are in it, hers is not

In her serious relationships, men don’t reciprocate affection until after she loses interest.
  • 3 days ago

Carolyn Hax: How does a mom uninterested in ‘normal’ return to it?

The pandemic showed her what she valued. She can still honor that while helping her kids.
  • 4 days ago

Carolyn Hax: The parents vs. the pontoon boat: A vacation conundrum

The in-laws’ lake house outshines the parents’ small prairie towns. Is there a way to be fair?
  • 5 days ago

Carolyn Hax: Just say no to gifts from relative’s abuser

Some family members see no issue with being treated to dinner or taking up the offer of vacation-home use.
  • 6 days ago

Carolyn Hax: She’s avoiding telling co-workers how old her son is

She had her son at 15 and worries about being harshly judged.
  • Apr 13

Carolyn Hax: Helping a teen heal after he doesn’t make the cut

A reader’s child was dropped from a club sports team that he was on for a decade.
  • Apr 12

Carolyn Hax: Letting others know you’re the good Samaritan, not the gatekeeper

She’s been juggling care for three family members. Others are hounding her about visits.
  • Apr 11
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