Gail Rosenblum | Star Tribune
Columnist | Metro

Gail Rosenblum covers trends, social issues and the complexities of human relationships. Author of "A Hundred Lives Since Then: Essays on Motherhood, Marriage, Mortality and More."


Rosenblum: Minnesota takes the lead in pushing end-of-life conversations

Live in Minnesota? Get ready to talk about dying in Minnesota.


Afraid to Ask: Am I supposed to talk to my massage therapist?

That's really up to you, says our expert, Cari Pelava, who answered a few embarrassing questions we posed so you wouldn't have to.


Rosenblum: How to turn college rejection into a lucky break

Did you or your child not get into a preferred school? Some tips on making the best of it.


Rosenblum: Generation in flux? Younger millennials pine for '50s families

But nostalgia for "Leave It to Beaver" is unlikely to portend a return to the past.


Rosenblum: Traveling Minnesota art exhibit aims to 'break the stigma' of suicide

"I want people to see the person and not the illness," says show producer.


Rosenblum: You're smart to hang on to your old car

Vindication has come, at long last, and from a surprising source.


This philanderer gets too much love from in-laws

The problem: My parents think my husband is a saint. Truth is, he had an affair.


Rosenblum: Want to be happier? Stop chasing after more possessions

It's long past time that we give up the deeply embedded belief that having more — time, stuff, awards, money — will lead to better results.


Rosenblum: There's a big battle to save author Brenda Ueland's little house in Linden Hills

A 117-year-old Minneapolis farmhouse is ripe for teardown, but preservationists think it's worth saving.


Hate being stuck in the middle seat on an airplane? Here's how to cope

The more I fly, the more I realize that I may never again have the window or aisle seat.