Haben Kelati

Washington, D.C.

Assistant editor in Advice

Education: George Washington University, BA in political science

Haben Kelati is an assistant editor in Advice. She also contributes to the Weekend section’s music coverage. Before joining The Washington Post, she was a full-time student at George Washington University.
Latest from Haben Kelati

Grandma heard us say she’s boring and we hate to visit. Hax readers give advice.

The 'boring' grandma they 'hate' to visit overhears them admitting that, then moves away without leaving her new address.

July 12, 2023

3 concerts and a music festival to catch in the D.C area over the next few days

The Broccoli City Festival is this weekend at the RFK Festival Grounds.

July 12, 2023

Grandma-to-be overdoes it with the baby gifts. Carolyn Hax readers give advice.

Her mother-in-law is so excited to become a grandmother, but also "so extreme" in buying gifts.

June 28, 2023

The best Carolyn Hax columns about in-laws

A roundup of the best Carolyn Hax columns about in-laws from over the years.

June 27, 2023

Our best friends are closer to my wife than to me. Carolyn Hax readers give advice.

Within the friendship of two couples, three are such close friends that the fourth person feels excluded.

June 21, 2023

The 35 best things to do in D.C. this weekend and next week

This weekend brings Juneteenth celebrations and music outdoors in Old Town Alexandria.

June 15, 2023

Can I handle the stress of parenthood? Carolyn Hax readers give advice.

A couple are “swiftly approaching 40” and wonder if they can handle the stress of having and raising a child.

June 14, 2023

4 concerts to catch in the D.C. area over the next few days

Boygenius and Kehlani are in town.

June 14, 2023

Drag legend Jason Barnes keeps pushing the craft forward as Pussy Noir

The D.C. native has helped lead the city's adventurous drag scene.

June 8, 2023

How do we connect with Mom’s husband after her death? Carolyn Hax readers give advice.

The letter writer’s mom passed away five years ago, and they’re struggling to maintain a relationship with her husband.

June 7, 2023