Lucinda Rosenfeld

Lucinda Rosenfeld is the author of four novels, including I'm So Happy for You and The Pretty One, which will be published in early 2013.

April 18 2012 6:30 AMRed! No, Blue! No, Light Blue!Why do little kids care so much about favorite colors?
Friend Or Foe
March 6 2012 6:35 AMMy Friend Stole My Pain MedsShould I stage an intervention, or let it go?
Friend Or Foe
Feb. 7 2012 7:00 AMMy Roommate, the Single Mom, Has a Cocaine ProblemDo I move out of this toxic situation at the risk of abandoning her?
Friend Or Foe
Jan. 10 2012 6:53 AMMy Friend’s Fiancé Won’t Get a Divorce From His First WifeHe keeps making excuses, and it’s driving me crazy.
Friend Or Foe
Dec. 13 2011 6:34 AMMy Friend Treats Me Like I’m Her TherapistAnd I’m sick of it.
Friend Or Foe
Nov. 15 2011 7:09 AMMy Friend Won’t Shut Up About Her KidsShe used to discuss other topics, but no longer. Can I stop listening?
Friend Or Foe
Oct. 18 2011 7:24 AMI Skipped My Best Friend’s WeddingHow do I get her to forgive me?
Friend Or Foe
Sept. 20 2011 6:56 AMShould I Make My Friend Shave Her Head?We made a pact that she wouldn't move in with someone unless she was engaged—and she broke it.
Friend Or Foe
Aug. 23 2011 6:52 AMMy Friend Blabbed About the Ring My Boyfriend Bought MeShe's childish and irresponsible and my fiance doesn't like her. How can I keep her in my life?
Friend Or Foe
July 26 2011 10:05 AMMy Friend Is Dating Her Married BossHe's a total jerk who dictates what she eats and who she sees. How can I stay friends with her?
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June 28 2011 7:03 AMIs My Friend Just Using Me for My Extra Bedroom?She comes to stay almost every month, but then she doesn't spend any time with me. Should I dump her?
Friend Or Foe
May 31 2011 7:40 AMI Don't Want To Mingle With This SingleWe're the last two unmarried women in our circle—and she's driving me nuts.
Friend Or Foe
May 3 2011 6:59 AMThe Case of the Prickly DebutanteDid I ruin a potential friendship because I laughed at photos from her teenage cotillion?
Friend Or Foe
April 5 2011 10:12 AMMy Overweight Friends Make Fun of Me How should I handle their cracks about my size?
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March 8 2011 10:06 AMOur Rich Friends Don't Understand Why We Can't Make Date NightDo we have to tell them we can't afford to socialize?
Friend Or Foe
March 20 2012 6:00 AMMy Roommate Steals Tubs of Butter in the NightI’m pretty sure she’s bulimic. Should I confront her?
Friend Or Foe
Feb. 21 2012 7:18 AMMy Divorced Friend Is Moving InI said she could stay with my husband and me, but now I’m regretting it.
Friend Or Foe
Jan. 24 2012 6:58 AMI Was Attacked at Game NightA card game turned violent, and my so-called friends are siding with my assailant.
Friend Or Foe
Dec. 27 2011 7:10 AMWhy Is My Husband Banned from Girls’ Night Out?My friend refuses to include him at our annual reunion. Is she in the wrong?
Friend Or Foe
Nov. 29 2011 6:30 AMThree of My Best Girl Friends Dumped MeAm I to blame, or do I just need better pals?
Friend Or Foe
Nov. 1 2011 7:20 AMA Helicopter Mom Is Alienating My Kid’s Sports TeamWe’re friends, but should I throw her in the penalty box?
Oct. 4 2011 7:04 AMIs My Mentor Crossing the Line?We talked on the phone for five hours, and now I want to redraw a boundary—but I don’t know how.
Friend Or Foe
Sept. 6 2011 6:58 AMHow Do I Handle My Office Frenemy?An old buddy helped me get a new job—but now she's acting less than friendly.
Friend Or Foe
Aug. 9 2011 12:54 PMMy Ex-Sorority Sister Acts Like a Drunken ToddlerShe drinks too much and freaks out if she doesn't get her way. Should I cancel our upcoming vacation?
Friend Or Foe
July 12 2011 6:24 AMMy Friend Thinks I'm Blinded by LoveMy boyfriend is divorced, has four kids and ADHD—and my good friend hates him. What should I do?
Friend Or Foe
June 14 2011 7:03 AMMy Sad Sack Friend Won't Leave Me AloneI've already told her to stop contacting me. What else can I do?
Friend Or Foe
May 17 2011 6:55 AMJerry Springer Wedding Edition!I've been asked to be a bridesmaid—by a woman I once got in a bar brawl with.
Friend Or Foe
April 19 2011 10:03 AMWedding Guest Gone WildMy manipulative friend almost ruined two weddings. Should I forget her?
Friend Or Foe
March 22 2011 7:13 AMInfertility Is Wrecking Our FriendshipI can't even mention my kids to my friend who is having trouble conceiving without her crying. What should I do?
Friend Or Foe
Feb. 22 2011 10:25 AMCan I Find a Female Friend Who Likes Poop Jokes?All my male buddies have left me behind, and I'm having trouble making friends with women. What am I doing wrong?




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.