Carolyn Magner

Change is possible

| July 24, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I’m about to get married to a great guy. He wasn’t such a great guy when he was married to his previous wife. However, he has since quit drinking, got into therapy, lost 50 ...

Model search!

| July 10, 2012

Dear Readers, Overdrive magazine is looking for a few attractive, wholesome, fit women to pose for photos next to beautiful show trucks at the Great American Trucking Show, August 23-25, in Dallas, Texas.  It's easy to enter ...

Drink water not soda

| July 02, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I am still laughing about NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s misguided ban on over-sized sodas. I think you would agree with me that it’s a boneheaded attempt to legislate common sense! What do you think? I’m about ...

Tougher Than Tough

Truckers News Staff | July 01, 2012

TRUCKERS NEWS CELEBRITY SERIES -- Ice road trucker Alex Debogorski epitomizes the word tough, and in the sixth season of the History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” and the upcoming season of “IRT: Deadliest Roads,” he ...

Rescued puppy now trucking dog

| June 28, 2012

Dear Carolyn, A while back I wrote about the loss of my two best friends, Bouncie and Bullet.  I swore I would never go through that hurt again.  I took a trucking job and have been ...

Corny pick-up line that worked

| June 24, 2012

Dear Carolyn, My husband used a corny pick-up line when we first met. Here’s one for your collection. Hubby to be: Can I have directions? Me: To where? Hubby to be: To your heart. I know, lame as can be ...

Facebook bragging

| June 18, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, I have a friend who is always bragging on Facebook. She posts pictures of her fabulous life, awesome boyfriend, expensive vacations and newest purchases. I’m barely making it as a single mother of two ...

Hubby gets healthy

| June 15, 2012

Dear Carolyn, My husband is a 55 year-old trucker who has decided to take steps to improve his health. He’s scared about his high blood pressure and severe sleep apnea. He blames his medical conditions on ...

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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