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.

Asking for a Friend: Is My Boyfriend Just a Boor?

In this installment of Asking for a Friend, Olive answers: what do I do about my boorish boyfriend?