Asking for a Friend: Being Solid Without Being Stuck

Dear Olive, I have been the “solid” one my whole life, the person who takes care of everyone, an amazing …

Asking for a Friend: I’m Tired of Aspiring

Dear Olive, I’m an aspiring writer trying to develop my craft. In my hours outside work (which always seem too …

Asking for a Friend: I Can’t Plug In to Online Dating

Dear Olive, Why does internet dating suck? -Online and Unattached

Asking for a Friend: Get Me Off the Nice List!

Dear Olive, Why the hell do I manage to be nice ALL THE TIME (in caps, meaning I’m mad) to …

Asking for a Friend: How Do I Say “I Don’t Love You”?

Dear Olive, One of my oldest friends is in love with me, and I’m not in love with him. In …

Asking for a Friend: I Can’t Look Away from the News Feed

Dear Olive,  I have become obsessed with the news. I was addicted to the scroll before, but with this new …

Asking for a Friend: Should I Strike Out Solo?

Dear Olive,  How does one know if living alone is the right choice? Is it better to suffer through odd …