I feel deserted by her, but I also want to be able to lend support.
A sister worries that if she doesn’t intervene, her brother may give up on life.
More than five years in, a woman is starting to feel that she’s the only one working in the relationship.
She’s great with her grandkids, but kind of a mess. How do we deal with her?
Her aunt lost two partners in less than two years and wound up ostracized by her family.
A couple senses their good friend is suffering cognitive decline, but they’re not sure when and if to say something.
A loving sister finally reaches her limit with the brother she’s long supported.
A young woman nursed her friend through tough times, but his rejection has left her unforgiving.
How do I enforce rules with other members of my team when one of their colleagues gets away with anything?
A man writes that he’s considering divorce because his wife won’t side with him over her family.
A teenage girl wonders if she should open up to the boy who antagonized her in middle school.
The mother of an 8-year-old boy wonders how much to get involved in her son's problems.
A grad student activist can’t get the students affected by her activism involved.
A woman struggles with whether to cut ties or settle for Mr. Right Now.
A millennial feels like he’s serving as his mother’s therapist.
How should we handle family gatherings when all our family ever did was tear each other down?
A woman fears her husband’s outbursts are sending their children the wrong message.
I know I shouldn’t let my babysitter disrespect me. How do I tell her not to critique my domestic competence?
A woman wants her aging father to take a plane out for visits. He’s dead set against it.
A mother wants to offer her daughter advice without undermining her trust.