By Richard Weizel, Reuters on Nov. 20, 2013, at 8:21 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — John and Ann Betar eloped on Nov. 25, 1932, fleeing their close-knit Syrian neighborhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and driving as fast as they could to Harrison, New York, to avoid Ann’s father’s plans to marry her off to a man 20 years older. Now, as their 81st …
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Sept. 28, 2013, at 7:43 p.m.
I tried to be gentle, but since I broke it off he has left hundreds of messages on my phone.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Sept. 21, 2013, at 6:20 p.m.
You say you put a lot of work into this marriage. But that's like saying you put a lot of work into building a house at the site of an annual mudslide.
By Carolyn Hax, The Washington Post on Sept. 15, 2013, at 6:33 a.m.
Hi, Carolyn! Over the years, I’ve read numerous complaints about grandparents who showed favoritism to some grandkids based on gender, adoption or step situations. Each time, I’ve been outraged that adults could be so unfair to innocent children. But I’m finding the situation isn’t so easily resolved when you’re in …
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Sept. 14, 2013, at 1:21 p.m.
No one before had ever said was sexy, and I keep hearing those words in my head.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Sept. 07, 2013, at 5:49 p.m.
I have no doubt that the government will eventually have to remove the baby from her custody because she's simply not capable of caring for someone else.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Aug. 31, 2013, at 7:10 p.m.
I feel like he's defending his affair partner by telling me not to expose the affair.
By Jessica Olien, Slate on Aug. 24, 2013, at 8:49 p.m.
Social isolation kills more people than obesity does — and it’s just as stigmatized.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Aug. 24, 2013, at 6:14 p.m.
I'm fed up and having a hard time mustering sympathy for his self-inflicted disease.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Aug. 17, 2013, at 5:10 p.m.
A friend informed me that intercourse was not a substitution for flowers, dinners or wine.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Aug. 10, 2013, at 8:32 p.m.
The puppy or Shakespeare? Is there a dumber question?
By Emily Wax, The Washington Post on Aug. 10, 2013, at 6:11 a.m.
She will tell you how years after divorce her ex's painful words led her to become what she calls "an accidental body-image activist."
By Brian Swartz, Of the Weekly Staff on Aug. 07, 2013, at 11:32 a.m.
Of butterfly fingers, cold root beer, and a bird on a boardwalk is made a perfect day with the grandchildren. This summer I’ve seen Maine through young eyes. Mine, nearing 60, miss so much amidst nature, as I discovered during recent outings with youngsters blessed to be on vacation in …
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on Aug. 03, 2013, at 4:40 p.m.
I'll be asking her before we leave if she's got bras in her suitcase, and I am ready to leave her behind if she doesn't.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on July 27, 2013, at 7:46 p.m.
I am a hormonal young woman in need of career advancement.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on July 14, 2013, at 6:31 a.m.
During the divorce, many details of similar "extracurricular activities" came to light.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on July 06, 2013, at 9:57 a.m.
Yes, in the middle of the act, she keeps saying all these words of encouragement.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on June 30, 2013, at 5:50 a.m.
The idea of a fling with someone new, with no commitment potential and nothing to lose, seems like it could be a positive ego boost for me.
From the community
By Bev Wilson on June 25, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Spruce Run support groups for women affected by partner abuse. Day and evening groups; child care activities. For details call Spruce Run at 1-800-863-9909.
By Emily Yoffe, Slate on June 16, 2013, at 7:31 a.m.
The problem is that aside from our daughter, we still have next to nothing in common.