Carolyn Magner

Trucker finds real Facebook friends

| April 23, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I have been going through a really rough time lately. Believe it or not, I have found strength through other truckers I have met online. These "strangers" have given me good advice, prayed for ...

Oh what a tangled web we weave

| April 16, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I met a really nice gal through a dating website. We hit it off and have so much in common it’s like we were meant to be. Her dad is a trucker so she ...

Not a healthy Subway choice

| April 05, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, My husband feels virtuous because he eats at Subway when he's on the road.  He says, “If it’s good enough for Jared, it’s good enough for me.” I disagree. His favorite sub is the ...

Is this a red flag?

| March 30, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I’ve been dating a new guy for about three months now and everything is going well. He’s smart, cute, funny and ambitious. He also owns his own truck and is about to buy two ...

Health tip: Drive and chew gum!

| March 28, 2012

Chewing gum can help reduce stress and improve concentration while multi-tasking. Choose sugar-less gum for a calorie-free boost.

Worried about Facebook privacy

| March 28, 2012

Dear Carolyn, Is it true that employers are starting to check your Facebook page? Do I have to give my password if I am asked to? Jim, Dear Jim, I've heard this but not sure it's really happening. Has ...

Is it possible to change?

| March 26, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, Can people change? I’ve been reading you for a long time and you seem like an optimistic gal. I don’t think you’d be giving all the advice about eating healthy, getting fit, improving your ...

Trust issues

| March 22, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I accidentally saw a text message on my husband’s phone when I was cleaning out his truck. It was from an old high school girlfriend that lives in another state. I had no idea ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is meant to entertain you, not solve your terrible, desperate problems. Email Carolyn at

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