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

Wedding invitations
Relationships

Dilemma: absent father invited to wedding

A reader learns that her son is inviting his absent father to his wedding.

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Tug o' war
Relationships

Dilemma: my kids and husband don't get on

A reader is feeling pulled in two directions.

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Broken heart
Relationships

Dilemma: daughter not over her divorce

A reader's daughter is struggling to move on after her divorce.

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Lilies at a funeral
Relationships

Dilemma: a funeral disagreement

The funeral wishes of a terminally ill family member are causing friction.

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Family
Relationships

Family secrets revealed

Readers reveal the impact discovering a family secret has had on their life.

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Paper cutout family representing a fragile family unit
Relationships

Dilemma: parentage question

A reader discovers that she might not be her father's biological daughter.

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Woman leaving
Relationships

Dilemma: feeling left out

A reader feels neglected by his girlfriend whenever her family is around.

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Friendly neighbours
Relationships

Dilemma: fallen out with neighbours

A reader looks for advice after a falling out with her neighbours.

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Mother and son
Relationships

Dilemma: problem daughter-in-law

A reader feels her son's authority is being undermined by his wife.

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