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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.