Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Dear Abby: Many of your published letters come from unhappy married women. Some of them seem unable to get objective advice that would make th
Dear Abby: I am an atheist. My parents, although raised Presbyterian, never to my knowledge participated in organized religion, so it was not part of my upbringing.
I am a 23-year-old woman, and I know I should have a lot more patience than I do right now.
Dear Abby: I bought my 11-year-old daughter a cellphone. My ex does not approve.
Dear Abby: I am a 58-year-old female. My mother passed away in my home almost exactly a year ago.
Dear Abby: My sister and her family recently moved out of state after having lived near our family all her life.
Dear Abby: My mom wants me to exercise more. Currently, I just walk a lot (in my house and around the block).
Dear Abby: In the beginning of our marriage there was physical abuse and marital rape. I stayed anyway.
Dear Abby: A few months ago I left my husband after a long marriage, mostly due to his drinking.
Dear Abby: My wife and I and our 13-year-old son live in a nice home we have been remodeling for the last eight years.