December 30, 2016

Social Q’s: No Leftovers for You

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES After a big holiday meal, my fiancé and I watched as our hostess wrapped up the remaining turkey without offering us […]
December 16, 2016

Social Q’s: Can I Stay at a Hotel When Visiting My Crowded Family Home?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I am 55 and the oldest of four siblings. We all congregate at our parents’ home (with spouses and kids) over […]
December 6, 2016

The Male Animal: Why Are Some Men Such Awkward Gift Givers? Let Them Explain

The Male Animal By SRIDHAR PAPPU Rob York was no more than 11 years old when he realized how terrible his father was when it came […]
October 6, 2016

Social Q’s: An Affair to Forget

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband’s co-worker is going to be the best man at a wedding. But he has shared with several colleagues his […]
July 15, 2016

Social Q’s: When Is It My Turn to Talk?!

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My sister-in-law lives far away. She calls to check in every week or so and runs through a laundry list of […]
July 1, 2016

Social Q’s: When Pals Bash Their Spouses, Should You Speak Up?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband and I have two sets of longtime-couple friends whom we often see as a group. Recently, the wives (with […]
May 26, 2016

Social Q’s: Grand Gestures From Grandparents

May 26, 2016 Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES Two years ago, my son moved to Florida with his wife and decided he no longer wanted a […]