All In The Family Politics

By | October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Popular, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This is a really difficult election season for me and my family. Some of my family members support the GOP, but I am more liberal-leaning. I just had an argument with my father-in-law about politics and it was very uncomfortable.

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Good Time To Become An Ex-Pat?

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am retired and on a limited income. I am considering moving out of the country to a more affordable place, one of the options being an ex-pat town in Mexico, or a town in rural Italy.

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Independence Days Are Here To Stay

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

I have two teenage/young adult sons - 17 and 20 - and am realizing that relating to them at this age can sometimes be challenging.

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Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without ‘Em

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , |

Dear Emma, I was recently laid off from my corporate job of 10 years, and am being very frugal while I look for another position. In the meantime, my adult daughter says I should just live with her. She is married and has two young children. Should I give up my home? At 57, [...]

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Mine Eyes Have Seen The Surgery

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , |

Dear Emma, I’m in a fairly new relationship. Early on in our dating, my guy spoke about how bad it was that women felt like they had to get plastic surgery, the oppression of beauty, fear of aging, etc.

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Driving Me Crazy

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Women and Life|Tags: , , , |

Dear Emma, What should I do when my 45-year old son tells me he has the right to correct my driving? He thinks I drive badly and that he has special privileges as a passenger. I’m 76 and have zero accidents or speeding tickets in 46 years of driving. Plus, my doctor just gave me [...]

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