Carolyn Hax: Wife resents spouse’s easy, lucrative job

Wife with a stressful career resents her spouse for having a high-income, low-stress job.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 7, 2022

Ask Amy: How do I stop constantly worrying about my adult children?

Reader wants to exercise compassionate detachment instead of always worrying about her adult children.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 7, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Is this a commitment issue, or a bad-taste-in-men issue?

Plans to get married "by this age" haven't worked out. Is that a commitment issue, or an issue of too many choices?

By Carolyn HaxAugust 6, 2022

Miss Manners: My husband’s colleague stopped by and I was in my PJs

Reader, who was still in their pajamas, came out to say a quick hello to her husband’s colleague who was stopping by.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 6, 2022

Ask Amy: My dog died and very few have offered condolences

Reader, who is a veterinarian, is surprised by how few people in their life expressed condolences when their dog died.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 6, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Would you let your best friend ‘copy’ your wedding?

If your best friend wanted to "copy" your wedding, venue and all, would you mind? In this case, it's testing a friendship.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 5, 2022

Ask Amy: How to get my husband to care about what’s going on in my life

Reader is frustrated that their husband has never shown any interest in what’s going on in their life.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 5, 2022

Miss Manners: She pushed my grocery items down the belt while in line

Reader’s “top pet peeve” is when people push their groceries down the belt while in line at the cashier.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 5, 2022

Ask Sahaj: I grew up pleasing others. Now I don’t know my own values.

I thought living on my own would be liberating, but it has been the opposite: I find myself constantly feeling lost, indecisive and empty.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliAugust 4, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Torn between a ‘pretty good life’ and moving near family

How does a person decide between a great job and a good life "way, away from all my family," and moving closer to parents and siblings?

By Carolyn HaxAugust 4, 2022

Miss Manners: Answers to a disturbing trend in correspondence

Miss Manners explains to readers that these commonly asked questions imply readers have lost hope for improving society.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 4, 2022

Ask Amy: Our friendship has become draining, and I can’t take it anymore

Reader is tired of having to support their friend through her bad choices and excessive drinking.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 4, 2022

My mom started wearing the same perfume as me. Carolyn Hax readers give advice.

Carolyn Hax readers give advice to a letter-writer who is frustrated their mom started copying their perfume.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 3, 2022

How do we start to discipline our child?

Our pediatrician told us that between ages 2 and 3 is the time to set our foundation for how we discipline. But how do we start?

By Meghan LeahyAugust 3, 2022

Carolyn Hax: She’s accused of ‘splitting up the family’ for avoiding abusive uncle

Her uncle touched two women inappropriately, but she was accused of "splitting up the family" for keeping herself and her daughters away.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 3, 2022

Miss Manners: I’m not sure my daughter’s boyfriend is the one

Reader is worried about her daughter’s relationship with a man who doesn’t believe in giving gifts.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 3, 2022

Ask Amy: A family friend emailed me about my estrangement with my mom

Reader, who cut off contact with their mom, doesn’t know how to respond to a family friend reaching out about the estrangement.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 3, 2022

Ask Jules: Your life online is complicated. I can help with that.

Meet advice columnist Jules Terpak. She’s ready to help you navigate the highs and lows of life online.

By Jules TerpakAugust 2, 2022

Ask Sahaj: It’s time to lean into discomfort and share our stories

Advice columnist and mental health professional Sahaj Kaur Kohli is ready to help you navigate mental health, identity and relationships.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliAugust 2, 2022

Ask Elaine: Chaos is inescapable. Embrace the pivot.

Meet advice columnist Elaine Welteroth. She’s ready to help you navigate making big changes in your life and make your transitions easier.

By Elaine WelterothAugust 2, 2022