While looking for something else, I caught a writer I admire red-handed. What should I do?
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How do I break the cycle?
Modern “child-centered” parenting too often devolves into situations where the kids are allowed to run wild, making it nearly impossible for the adults to interact.
Just do it, says Steve. Otherwise, every time you go online, you’re hitting the refresh button on the hurt.
I know I should say something but I keep hoping he will surprise me.
I don’t want my friends and family to be hurt or upset that they weren’t aware of the situation but at the same time it might never be necessary to tell them at all.
Should I pursue a relationship with their kids?
On fan/rock star boundary issues.
He says he wants to end things with her. But should I believe him?
He’s got everything I’m looking for — except ambition and intellectual curiosity.
She flaunts new toys as she complains about not being able to pay the rent.
Tracing my romantic failures back to the woman who loved me first.
Calling her “the only real person he knows,” he’s been confiding in his ex about personal and work-related frustrations. Should I confront him?
Aside from being bossy/desperate, how can I build a culture of responsiveness in my circle?
Advice on surviving a cross-continent love affair from someone with “advanced degree in long-distance relationships.”
A crisis that travels right straight to the heart of modern marriage and parenting.
And worse, when we go out together, he sees me as competition.
I’m having a hard time finding a job and my boyfriend is getting stressed out about our finances. What should I do?
Someone I recently started dating told me that he is going on a date with someone else. What should I do?
A Wife in Crisis: I can’t see living with him much longer, but it’s not easy to walk away from 30 years of marriage.
Before we were married, my wife was unfaithful. All these years later, she wants to revisit the conference where it happened.
He wants to keep in touch. I don’t. Do strict boundaries make me a jerk?
Un-save the date: Steve asks, do you want the truth, or the answer you’re fishing for?
The Pack ‘n Play Imbroglio: How to deal with in-laws who are deeply invested in a dumb feud.
Losing my religion: He wants to break ranks with the church but is paralyzed by fear of losing his family.
Dealing with the grump next door can be tricky — especially when fences and leaky pine trees are involved.
He knows from experience: Self-proclaimed joyless curmudgeon Steve Almond on how to handle a coworker with a ‘tude.
One family member is in trouble, while another is unwilling to face facts. What to do?
Steve advises a new dad on an issue that is “painfully germane.”
Now, here’s a question Emily Post never had to answer: Short of being able to sniff out who has gas before class, is it rude to move your mat after you find out the hard way? Plus, should you give money to panhandlers?
Steve Almond on reality TV astronauts and unrequited love.
Is there a polite way to ask someone to stop posting pictures of you on Facebook? And, what’s the most important consideration when choosing a new apartment?