Reality Check

Carolyn Magner

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 ...

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 ...

Needs help with teens

| March 21, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, My teenagers are pushing me off the cliff. They don’t listen to a word I say. What happened? They were so sweet when they were little! I never thought I'd be the kind of ...

How can I be a healthy trucker?

| February 27, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I really love my trucking job but am worried about the future. I am at least 75 lbs. overweight, have high blood pressure and probably sleep apnea. I try to eat a healthy diet ...

He's just not that into her

| February 15, 2012

Dear Carolyn, After years of being alone, I have just started dating a new woman I met on Facebook. We get along well but I have to say, I’m just not feeling it. I find myself ...

Valentine Day Blues

| February 08, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I hate hate hate this time of year. Please tell me if I should buy my wife candy, flowers or reservations for dinner? George Dear George, Yes, yes and yes. I'm just say'n, Carolyn

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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