Latest from Carolyn Hax

Carolyn Hax Live (Jan. 29)

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax takes your questions about the strange train we call life.
  • Jan 29, 2021

Carolyn Hax: An inheritance play called ‘Waiting for the Dough’

Their 90-year-old mother says she wants them to have the money now, then forgets.
  • Jan 22, 2021

Carolyn Hax Live (Jan. 22)

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax takes your comments and questions about the strange train we call life.
  • Jan 22, 2021

Carolyn Hax: Do I tell my friend that I suspect her husband is cheating again?

Learn from experience and don’t get involved unless you’re asked and/or know for sure.
  • Jan 21, 2021

Carolyn Hax: With all of her boyfriend’s bull, should she steer clear of him?

They’ve been together for eight years, but he keeps pushing off talk about marriage.
  • Jan 20, 2021

Carolyn Hax: How to make acceptance a holiday tradition

Daughter-in-law’s faith branch means ditching the Christmas tree.
  • Jan 19, 2021

Carolyn Hax: He asked to ‘take a break’; now he wants to take up where they left off

He pretends like nothing happened, and for some reason she’s going along with it.
  • Jan 18, 2021

Carolyn Hax: Fixing the dynamic between the income earner and the at-home parent

Ask for changes that don’t burden your stay-at-home spouse, such as getting a sitter one or two nights per week.
  • Jan 17, 2021

Carolyn Hax: Go for one-on-one compassion and skip the group shame

If the group Zoom isn’t getting you through the pandemic, try one trusted friend.
  • Jan 16, 2021

Carolyn Hax: As Mom’s acuity declines, Dad confides in his high school girlfriend

What you call an emotional affair could also be called emotional support.
  • Jan 15, 2021