Katherine Whitehorn

Katharine Whitehorn

Best known as the doyenne of agony aunts, Katharine Whitehorn wrote a problem column in Saga Magazine for 20 years. Her autobiography Selective Memory was published in 2007, and she was awarded a CBE for services to journalism in 2014.


Latest Articles from Katharine

Messy grandchild
Relationships

Dilemma: I'm expected to babysit

A reader finds she is expected to spend her retirement babysitting.

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Woman on holiday alone
Relationships

Dilemma: my wife wants to travel

A retired couple are finding they want different things from their new lives.

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Telephone
Relationships

Dilemma: stepdaugher ignoring father

A reader's stepdaughter won't visit or call her father, who has dementia.

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Birth certificate
Relationships

Dilemma: how can I find my birth family?

A readers questions how he can trace his biological parents.

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Inheriting house
Relationships

Dilemma: should stepdaughter inherit?

A reader's husband wants her to leave her house and money to his daughter.

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Love
Relationships

Dilemma: I can't leave my partner

A reader has fallen for another man, but feels she can't leave her dependent partner.

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Friends in a coffee shop
Relationships

Dilemma: is he looking for someone new?

A reader is worried that her partner is on the lookout for someone new.

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Volunteer in Africa
Relationships

Dilemma: widowed friend wants to volunteer

A reader is worried her friend will be overwhelmed by the change.

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Black sheep
Relationships

Dilemma: my wife doesn't fit in

A reader feels that his wife has become the black sheep of the family.

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