Should I Visit My Dysfunctional Parents?

My husband thinks a visit is destructive to me and takes weeks for me to recover. I still love them and feel torn.

Should I Tell My Kids that I have Cancer?

Since my prognosis is good, I want to avoid telling my children and spare them from unnecessary anxiety.

With Strings Attached

My boyfriend’s family showers us with gifts and money and expect a say in the most important issues in our life.

Help! My Sister-in-Law Hates Me

My sister-in-law is rude and hostile and something has got to change.

Should I Leave My So-So Marriage?

I was resigned to my mediocre marriage until I met a divorced man with whom I’m having so much fun.

Should I Marry Him?

I really like him but he’s so different from the person I always imagine I’d marry.

To Botox or Not to Botox

That is the question for this woman turning 50.

I Can’t Stop Comparing Myself to Others

Jealousy is making my life miserable.

A Friend’s Intervention

Sometimes our help can cause more harm than good.

Help! My Friend is Sabotaging My Diet

I think my best friend is trying to sabotage my efforts at better health and weight. What should I do?

My Husband’s Idiosyncrasies are Driving Me Nuts

Your husband is a convenient scapegoat for your unmet expectations and frustrations. Now is the time to look inward.

Save Your Marriage before Having Another Child

He desperately wants another child; she doesn’t.

When Your Spouse has a Different Love Language

I crave physical affection and I’m not getting it.

I Decide who Gets Assistance to Jewish Day School Tuition

I try to be compassionate but when I see vacation photos on Facebook my blood boils.

Help! I’ve Got Some Real Issues with My Child’s School!

New school year and a new set of problems to deal with.

Struggling with Infertility and Grandparents Keep Pushing Us to Start a Family

How do I learn to accept their insensitive comments and not let them bother me so much?

The Offended Feminist

A disgruntled relative is causing a ruckus and marring the celebration of our son’s major milestone.

How Do I Know When Enough is Enough?

Should I give up our extra income to once again save my adult son and his family?

Help! My Husband Can’t Wake Up in the Morning

My amazing husband has one major issue: he struggles with waking up on time for work, and nothing is helping.

Frazzled Mom Pulled in All Directions

Help! Every child needs me, I'm completely overwhelmed and at a loss how to balance it all.

My Wife Spends Too Much Money

And every month we argue about it.

The Poker Windfall and My Greedy Boss

My boss gave his seat to my husband at a charity poker event, and he won! Now he insists on splitting the pot.

My Boring Husband

Every day is the same and I’m going out of my mind.

Taking It Out On My Husband

My husband bears the brunt of my bad moods and frustration and I can’t seem to stop myself.

Good Advice to Appalled and Heartbroken Mother-in-Law

How to respond to threatening texts from son’s fiancé.

Au Pair in the Home: Should I Trust My Husband?

I’m not sure I want a young, attractive woman as a fixture in our home. Am I being paranoid?

Losing Faith

My son has a chronic disease and is becoming bitter. How do I help him?

My Life, Disrupted

I went from over-achiever to someone absorbed with medical issues mourning the life I’ve lost. How do I move on?

Dear Emuna: How Do I Fulfill My Wife’s Needs?

I provide her with everything but it doesn’t seem to be enough!

He’s Outdoorsy, I’m Not

And our friends are discouraging us from getting married.

I Want to Stop Giving Wedding Presents

I’m tired of giving gifts and not receiving any word of thanks.

Dear Emuna: Critical Mother-In-Law

She constantly criticizes me and my husband. If she doesn’t apologize I don’t think I can have a relationship with her.

Dear Emuna: I Can’t Stand My Neighbor’s Loud Dog

Plus practical advice to a daughter whose aging father has moved nearby and is suddenly very dependent on her.

Dear Emuna: I Hate Summer!

Help! I miss the routine, I miss knowing when bedtime is, I miss having a little time to myself.

Dear Emuna: Married Lonely Hearts Club

Advice to two wives who, for different reasons, feel lonely at home.

Helping My Unhappy Sister

How can I prevent my sister from engaging in self-pity and help her be more grateful?

Changing vs Accepting My Husband

Empathy? You knew who I was when you married me.

Help! My Mother Won’t Leave Our House

My mother lacks boundaries and never leaves when she comes to visit.

Caught in the Middle of My Fighting Parents

I am sick of holding my parents’ failing marriage on my shoulders.

Frustrated Husbands

One is fed up with his overweight wife, and the other can’t understand how their marriage began to fall apart.

Daughter-in-Law Badmouthing My Son

My daughter-in-law talks to me negatively about my son. How do I set a boundary?

A White Lie

Is it okay to lie in order to not hurt someone’s feelings?

My Emotionally Distant Mom

My mother constantly complains and criticizes instead of giving me love.

Should We Incur Debt for a Family Vacation?

My husband wants to plan a big family trip that we can’t afford. He thinks it’s important; I don’t.

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