Tag: mother

Dear Carolyn: I am 45, I have two children, a great husband and a successful business. I am not thin, I could lose 15 to 20 pounds. I’m different from the trail runner I was…

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…

LAHARPE — Seth Owen Pace, 25, is in custody after he was accused early Monday of stabbing his mother. Allen County Sheriff Bryan Murphy said deputies received a call shortly after midnight Monday morning of…

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An actress who had a small role in the movie “Captain America: The First Avenger” is accused of fatally stabbing her mother inside a suburban Kansas City home. Mollie Fitzgerald, 38,…

Dear Carolyn: I have a petty problem stemming from a much larger relationship issue. I’m getting married, and I’ve not bought a dress because the thought of doing so terrifies me. I’d love to buy…

Dear Carolyn: My mother died recently. Ours was a complex relationship; due to earlier life traumas and later mental illness, she came across as a cold-hearted perfectionist who was always right. Asking for help or…

Dear Carolyn: How do I learn not to be resentful when someone continually puts me in a bad spot? My mother’s life philosophy is, “I’m going to do what I want, when I want. That’s…

Dear Carolyn: I have a very high-stress job and a disabled husband and mother. I also have a friend who makes fun of my cellphone use whenever we are together. Yes, I do check my…

BURLINGTON — A mother and her two young daughters were killed in a pre-dawn house fire in Burlington Friday. Jennifer Rose Pope, 27, and her children, Hope and Faith Garrett, 6 and 5, respectively, were…

Dear Carolyn: My grandfather is in his 90s. He’s in great health overall, is mentally very sharp and lives very close to family. My mother has taken to lying to him when she has something…