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

Telephone
Relationships

Dilemma: stepdaugher ignoring father

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

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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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Widow at her husband's grave
Relationships

Dilemma: want to be buried with husband

A reader worries her wishes won't be respected after her death.

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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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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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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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