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

Downsizing
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Dilemma: brother doesn't want mum to move

A reader's brother thinks it is wrong for their mother to downsize.

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Couple
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Dilemma: I'm worried my friend is being used

A reader is concerned her friend is being taken advantage of by a younger man.

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Writing a will
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Dilemma: inheritance issue

A reader is considering altering his will to favour his daughter.

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Lonely mature woman
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Dilemma: at 60 is it too late for me to find love?

A lonely reader wonders whether there is still time for her to find love.

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Controlling husband
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Dilemma: my retired husband is bossy at home

A retired man has started telling his wife how she should be running the home.

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A man in contemplation
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Dilemma: I want to donate my body to science

A reader writes to ask how to donate his body to science.

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Widowed man with adult children
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Dilemma: kids won't discuss late mother

A reader is saddened by his children's unwillingness to discuss their mother.

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Mature gay men holding hands
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Dilemma: I'm lonely and gay

A lonely reader has only recently come to terms with being gay.

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Worried woman
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Dilemma: a drug-taking friend

A reader is concerned about her friend's recent drug addiction.

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