Carolyn Hax offers readers of The Washington Post with compassionate, thoughtful guidance to life’s many complicated social dilemmas.

But one concerned woman got the advice-column equivalent of “STFU.”

Seeking suggestions on how to deal with her friend’s possibly-gay husband, the woman wrote:

Carolyn wasn’t having it, and good on Carolyn. This woman’s “hunch” is hardly enough to warrant inserting yourself into someone’s marriage. Talk to us when you see the Grindr icon hidden on the 6th page of his apps.

But the advice columnist took it one step further, suggesting the woman was the one who needed help, not her friend “Sara.”

Here’s how she responded:

For more, much more, of Carolyn Hax’s no-nonsense advice, read to your heart’s content.


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