PHILIP GALANES

June 15, 2017

Social Q’s: The Strong, Silent Type Who’s Also a Little Rude

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband is a pretty smart guy. But sometimes when I tell him things — about good friends or articles I’ve […]
June 1, 2017

Social Q’s: Parents Won’t Pay for Harvard After a Year Off to Help the Poor

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I am a high school senior who got into Harvard. I want to go, but I would like to take a […]
May 25, 2017

Social Q’s: When Is It O.K. to Date a Friend’s Ex?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES An old friend dated a really nice guy for a few months, but it fizzled. I definitely felt a spark when […]
May 13, 2017

Table for Three: Sheryl Sandberg and Elizabeth Alexander on Love, Loss and What Comes Next

Table for Three By PHILIP GALANES WASHINGTON — “When I meet a woman wearing a ring on a chain around her neck, I know immediately: member […]
May 4, 2017

Social Q’s: Was a Missed Promotion a Matter of Race?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I am a 30-year-old white guy. For three years, I have worked for a clothing company. My credentials are great: I […]
April 28, 2017

Social Q’s: Does a Son Need a Male Role Model?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband and I divorced when our son was a baby. It was messy, and my son has no contact with […]
April 22, 2017

Table for Three: Misty Copeland and Sally Field on the Social Significance of Their Success

Table for Three By PHILIP GALANES After the lunch plates were cleared away and the tape recorder was switched off, Sally Field turned to Misty Copeland, […]
April 13, 2017

Social Q’s: Unsettled by a Sex Tape Request

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I’ve been dating my boyfriend for six years. We are in our 40s. Early on, we made some sex videos. They […]
April 13, 2017

Social Q’s: Unsettled by a Sex Tape Request

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I’ve been dating my boyfriend for six years. We are in our 40s. Early on, we made some sex videos. They […]
April 6, 2017

Social Q’s: Feeling the Pull of Mom’s Judgment

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My mom and I were chatting on FaceTime. I mentioned that I was going to a concert. She asked what I […]