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

Woman turning on TV
Relationships

Dilemma: my daughter-in-law is a TV addict

A reader's daughter-in-law is always watching television.

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Girls taking selfie
Relationships

Dilemma: my daughter is gay

A reader is not sure whether she should tell her husband that their daughter is gay.

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Isolated woman
Relationships

Dilemma: estranged from family

A reader has become estranged from her family and is feeling isolated.

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Couple
Relationships

Dilemma: passionate part-time lover

A passionate romance with a younger man doesn't seem to be going anywhere.

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Unhappy young woman
Relationships

Dilemma: my boyfriend's daughter is rude to me

A reader writes to agony aunt Katharine Whitehorn for advice.

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Male and female friends
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Platonic friendships: your experiences

A reader questions whether men and woman can be platonic friends.

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Woman waking up after a good night's sleep
Relationships

Dilemma: I'd prefer sleeping in separate beds

A reader would prefer to sleep alone for a good night's sleep.

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Scotch
Relationships

Dilemma: my sister is confused

A reader's sister is drinking more often and becoming irrational.

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Lonely woman
Relationships

Dilemma: struggling to make new friends

A reader has struggled to make friends since moving to a new town.

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