Dear Aunty Em

Dear Aunty Em, Is ‘Empty Nest Syndrome’ real? What does one do after they have spent the past 20 years of their life living for their children? At only 38, I find myself with no children at home anymore (which my husband loves, and I hate), I have bought another dog, taken up extra study, […]

Dear Aunty Em

‘Dear Aunty Em, I have been seeing a guy for 10 months and I would like to take it to the next level but he never wants to commit to anything. If I try to make plans for the weekend, he says that he can’t commit even though he will organise stuff with his mates […]

Dear Aunty Em

‘I met a guy at a large gig.We had fun dancing together and hanging out. Later into the night, we went our separate ways to hang out with our friends, thinking we would run into each other again but it didn’t happen. Now I’ve managed to stalk this guy down through social media even though […]

Dear Aunty Em

‘Is it true? I keep bumping into these drop dead gorgeous gals who tell me the singles scene in Sydney is awful and that Sydney blokes are, well, less than desirable. I’d love to hear from the worldly girls about what makes us (yes, I am one) so hopeless. How can we lift our game, […]

Dear Aunty Em

‘What happens when you’ve been good mates with someone for 15 or 20 years only to wake up one day to a Facebook rant that reveals the shock that they are a Liberal loving Tony Abbott devotee who thinks his plan re: cutting off Aboriginal communities is just giving everyone a ‘fair go’. And you […]

Dear Aunty Em

I’ve found my soul mate – should I really give him up because he’s an idiot about money?’ – Cashless Transaction Dear Cashless Transaction, As someone who was once peer pressured into buying $600 shoes that I couldn’t walk in, I empathise with your dumb ass soul mate. Being stupid about money is something I […]

Dear Aunty Em

‘I was treated to my first ever gin and tonic(s) last weekend. This morning I wanted one for breakfast. Is that normal?’  – Thirsty Dave  Dear Thirsty Dave, My first question is what kind of day are you having? Did you just find out that you got your 20 year old intern pregnant? Is she […]

Dear Aunty Em

  ‘How do we stop being scared of living?’ – Scaredy Cat Dear Scaredy Cat, Stopping is not the point. Life is about being scared. If you’re scared, there’s a good chance you’re doing something. The point is the doing. What I understand from your question is that you’re thinking about doing something and those […]

Dear Aunty Em

bourne

‘Why do guys ask for a card, if they’re not going to contact you? I recently met a nice guy and we hit it off, conversation was flowing, we had a lot in common and HE actually asked to grab a coffee sometime. He was even being nice to my friend and showing interest in […]

Dear Aunty Em

Kathy Bates

‘Trust is an important thing for my girlfriend and I, and we both have friends of the opposite sex. I’m perfectly cool for her to hang out with her guy friends (even on a one on one setting). However, I’ve noticed a few of my female friends have been telling me they no longer want […]