Sometimes, you have relationship questions that you just don’t want to ask your mom, your best friend, your coworker, or some random person on the street. You want someone with more experience, or an expert in the field, or even just someone anonymous who can’t give you a weird look. When you’re finding yourself in need of some thoughtful and helpful relationship advice, get your questions answered on one of the following websites.
This is a relationship advice thread where the readers, or redditors, are the advice givers. It provides thoughtful and lengthy feedback given by people who say they’ve been in the same boat as you.
Carolyn Hax is an intelligent and insightful giver of advice. She is humorous and helpful about all sorts of interpersonal issues, as well as relatively brief and to the point.
Emily Yoffe writes as “Prudence” and tackles all sorts of relationship and etiquette questions. She also does a live chat each week with readers. Funny and incisive.
Dan Savage is an advice giving icon and gives excellent advice on sex and relationships. LGBT and kink-friendly.
Amy Dickinson is a nationally syndicated advice columnist who answers questions on family and relationships. Find her in many major newspapers or contact her through her own site.
Like Reddit, this is a fun, free way to get relationship questions answered by other members. Ask about a variety of issues, not only relationships.
Dr. Jamie Turndorf is a psychologist and author who answers relationship, sex, and dating questions in a lighthearted and helpful way. Also specializes in grief therapy for those who have lost a loved one.
April Masini is a relationship expert and welcomes questions on sex, dating, and relationships. She also has a forum on her site, and has a no nonsense but warm style.
Elle magazine’s relationship columnist is smart and savvy, and backs up her advice with evidence from books and experts. She’s also older and British, which makes her sound even smarter.