Tag: advice

Hi, Carolyn: My boyfriend and I are very much in love and plan to settle down, marry and have kids someday. However, his plans change all the time. One minute he says we could move…

Hi, Carolyn: My first cousin “Mimi” divorced her husband last year. As a divorcée myself, who hated to see a loved one go through hell unnecessarily, I reached out to her before the divorce was…

Dear Carolyn: Can you please outline for me what I need from my husband concerning his emotional cheating? Three years out, I still feel it’s unresolved. When asked why he chose to shut me out…

Dear Carolyn: This weekend, my husband and toddler and I will be moving from the condo I bought six years ago as a 20-something bachelorette, in the downtown area I’ve loved and enjoyed so much,…

Dear Carolyn: I’m in my late 20s, and my parents are going through a nasty, drawn-out divorce. A new couple moved in next door to them and my dad and the wife fell for each…

Dear Carolyn: I don’t think my mom even realizes she does it, but she’s always used emotional blackmail to get people to do things. “If you love me you’ll do XYZ.” “People who love their…

Dear Carolyn: My 8-year-old shared that his teammate told the team he “only plays baseball so his dad will like him.” When you watch the kid play, it is clear he is desperate for his…

Dear Dr. Roach: After reading your recent column on sedation during colonoscopy, I wanted to mention that I have asked for no sedation during two colonoscopies in the past several years. I did this after…

Dear Carolyn: A year ago I had an emotional affair with my son’s soccer coach. I was under the impression his relationship with his wife was on the rocks. At the time, my relationship was…

Dear Dr. Roach: The new laws concerning prescription of opioids, especially the requirement of three-day or seven-day prescriptions, has caused quite a disruption in our area, causing some doctors to take early retirement. Doctors should…