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Oct. 19 2016
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19 — Q: Your response to “Torn” really missed the mark. She is the 35-year-old woman whose friends and family think her 43-year-old boyfriend is lazy and not good enough...
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Oct. 12 2016
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12 — Q: My husband of a year is very tight with cash. It’s always save, save, save. I recently traded in my car, and I needed $1,000 more for the new one, but he never offered...
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Oct. 5 2016
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5 — Q: A female friend of mine just broke up with her billionaire boyfriend. She told me she wasn’t happy. The guy is super-picky about whether you put things back in exactly...
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Sept. 28 2016
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28 — Q: I’m a woman who’s on the feminist dating app Bumble, where women have to make the first move. Men can only write back to women who message them. I thought this...
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Sept. 21 2016
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 — Q: I’m a man who likes to girl-watch. I do this from behind very dark glasses, yet I still elicit scowls from women. Recently, I was at a help desk, and I availed myself...
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Sept. 14 2016
WEDNESDAY, Sep. 14 — Q: I’m a 35-year-old woman, and my boyfriend of a year is 43. Sadly, my friends and family don’t like him. They think he’s “not good enough” for...
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Sept. 7 2016
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 — Q: I dragged my boyfriend into the makeup store Sephora, and he said, “Save your money! You don’t need any of this stuff. I like you better without makeup.”...
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Aug. 31 2016
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31 — Q: My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and a half, and we really love each other. His parents adore me and are thrilled that he might not die alone. After his mom...
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Aug. 24 2016
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 — Q: I’m a woman in my late 20s. Guys don’t have car crashes looking at me, but I am pretty and have a nice boyfriend. I have three drop-dead gorgeous girlfriends who...
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Aug. 17 2016
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17 — Q: When I was in my 20s, watching “Sex and the City,” I saw the Samantha Jones character as a sexual role model — thinking I could have love-‘em-and-leave-‘em...
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Aug. 10 2016
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10 — Q: I dress like a tomboy: jeans, T-shirts, hoodies, and work boots. My boyfriend of a year wants me to wear skirts and dresses more often. Nothing trashy. Just not my usual tomb
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July 27 2016
WEDNESDAY, July 27 — Q: Four months ago, I started hooking up with this hot guy I met on Tinder. He isn’t someone I’d normally go for; he’s a total mess and serious trouble. He...
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July 20 2016
WEDNESDAY, July 20 — Q: A female friend overheard me on the phone with my boyfriend and became concerned. He and I tease each other relentlessly, calling each other mean silly names, but it’s...
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July 13 2016
WEDNESDAY, July 13 — Q: I’m a single guy who started a “friends with benefits” thing two months ago with an unhappily married female co-worker. We’ve since developed feelings...
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July 6 2016
WEDNESDAY, July 6 — Q: I’ve always been a very athletic guy. I do jujitsu every day. When I don’t exercise, I feel depressed. My girlfriend, however, has never been very physically active....
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June 29 2016
WEDNESDAY, June 29 — Q: I’m a 44-year-old woman who’s been dating a successful actor for a year. When we met, he told me he was 35. Well, in picking up a prescription for him, I discovered...
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June 22 2016
WEDNESDAY, June 22 — Q: My girlfriend tells her mother and her friends pretty much everything. Literally four of her friends and her mom were weighing in on her recent urinary tract infection. I...
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June 15 2016
WEDNESDAY, June 25 — Q: I’m increasingly frustrated by your views that women are attracted to men with status or wealth and don’t care much about men’s looks. Personally, I’m...
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June 8 2016
WEDNESDAY, June 8 — Q: I’m a single woman in my 40s. It’s been ages since I’ve seriously dated anyone. People tell me that I seem “closed off.” I don’t want to...