Ask Amy: Dating apps beget ‘situationship’

Counseling is a great idea, especially for him. If he wants to enter therapy in order…

Ask Amy: Caregiving spouse is overwhelmed

At the end of each of your email updates, you should include a couple of sentences…

Ask Amy: Woman should leave abusive relationship

I’m confused. He says he wants to be in this relationship (we’ve lived together for over…

Ask Amy: Trauma survivor worries about a deep dive

I have gotten distance from these events, and I’m proud of the person I am today.…

Ask Amy: Roommate feels litter-boxed in

You could also ask your current roommates to have a “house meeting” in order to try…

Evanston girl sells lemonade for charity after her mother’s cancer diagnosis, hopes to reach her fundraising goal Sunday

14-year-old Olivia Ohlson-Ellis serves lemonade for her customers at her lemonade and cookie stand outside her…

Ask Amy: Cowboy needs to wrangle human predators

They seem to think that their business, law and medical degrees make them superior. Yet every…

Ask Amy: Family should explore legacy of trauma

Dear Amy: I am the oldest of 13 first cousins on one side of the family.…

Ask Amy: Daughter wants needy mom to back off

And so, instead of telling your mom to back off, you should sit with her, look…

Ask Amy: If you can’t save the marriage, protect the assets

I don’t suggest that you engage in a protracted, nasty, and expensive court battle — but…

Ask Amy: Mother wonders if daughter is too happy

She is an adult and she is free to make unhealthy choices – just as you…

Ask Amy: Vaccination status stumps hesitant guests

We feel hesitant to ask them about their vaccination status, as it seems intrusive. On the…

Ask Amy: Bad chemistry leads to awkward visits

I cannot tell him that I do not care for him, nor can I pretend that…

Ask Amy: Remote grandmother struggles to connect

Dear Dad: You are insightful to realize how damaging this sort of body assessment can be…

Ask Amy: Chronic depression is constant topic

I hope you will express exactly how you feel: “I know you are worried about me,…