From my Atlantic advice column, What's Your Problem?:

My college roommate is marrying a woman who is an absolute terror. She's so bad that we refer to her as Osama. My buddy is blind to her awful qualities, but we all know he'll see them one day. Am I supposed to warn him about this?


P.T., Madison, Wis.

Dear P.T.,

An acquaintance of mine once told a mutual friend that his fiancée was a "soul-sucking bitch-on-wheels from hell." Then he got really harsh. Today this couple is, by all accounts, happily married. My suggestion: say nothing and hope for the best.