I’ve been with my boyfriend for seven years and we have total trust, strong mutual respect and admiration, and great communication. We are super active and do fun stuff every weekend, we love each others families, we both make good money, he is hilarious, affectionate, I can take him anywhere and he will make friends…
Hi. This is a heavy question, but it’s one in which I’m sorely in need of advice. I’m 33 and my husband, whom I’ve been with for several years but have only been married to for 1.5 years, has been having an affair. I discovered this a few weeks ago after stumbling upon selfies of a woman in his email. The other woman…
In 1924, she became the first woman at Stanford with a column on the student newspaper. At 19, she had a movie option, a contract for a vaudeville act, and a recording contract with Columbia. At 23, she was America’s youngest feature writer and youngest syndicated columnist, billed as the “modern girl philosopher,”…
“Ask a Former Drunk” is a five-part advice series running on Tuesdays. Read last week’s installment here.
At first glance, the answer would appear to be no.
Ask Polly, formerly of The Awl, has found a new home at New York Magazine's The Cut, and earlier this week posted the best, most cathartic, kind, lovely, and incredible advice column I've ever read.
Rocker and party expert Andrew W. K. has been writing an advice column for the Village Voice for several months now, and it's an absolute goddamn treasure. If you're not convinced based on that one hyperbolic-sounding sentence, a quick read of this recent column to a teenage girl whose boyfriend is mean to her should…
Print media is still full of delightful surprises, including a letter this weekend to syndicated advice columnist Amy Dickinson from an amateur actor who can't bear the ridicule of her children when they watch the movie she and her husband filmed with friends. It's sad, bizarre, and painfully ingenuous all at once.
As anyone who's attended a freshman orientation rape prevention seminar can tell you, sexual victimization is much more common than most people are comfortable admitting, and most sexual abuse goes unreported. And while profiles of sexual abuse victims are more diverse than fast food restaurants' Kidz Klub mascots,…
Today in what-the-fuck, an advice columnist explains that while men deserve to be told when their wives are cheating, cuckolded ladies should be kept in the dark. Because they're such bitches.
Well, it was bound to happen: two online advice columns received — and published — the same letter today. Their different responses provide a window into the columnists' psyches.
We are often amazed at the things people write into advice columnists. But this letter may take the cake.
Not after reading this letter to XX's "Friend or Foe" column, which takes birthday-party friend demands to new (literal) heights.