• Asking for a Friend: Am I A Bad Friend If I Don’t Send Birthday Cards?

    A writer with correspondence anxiety seeks advice from Olive, on the latest Asking for a Friend.

    Asking for a Friend: My Lover Loves Jesus. Can It Work?

    On Asking for a Friend, Olive answers a writer whose partner comes from a very different religious background — are they bound for heartbreak?

    Asking for a Friend: Turns Out I Don’t Like Parenthood. Now What?

    "Dear Olive, I have a one-year-old and a three-year-old, and honestly, it sucks."

    Asking for a Friend: The Kvetching is Killing Me

    Olive answers a writer whose friend is a little too familiar with the taste of fine whine.

    Asking for a Friend: How To Be BFFs With Boundaries

    Olive answers two questions from befuddled best friends, on this installment of "Asking for a Friend."

    Asking for a Friend: I Want A Kid Even Though The World Might Be Ending

    Olive answers a writer with outsized fears about becoming a mother.

    Asking for a Friend: In Love and In Agony

    In the latest "Asking for a Friend," Olive responds to a writer whose best friend doesn't reciprocate their affections.