Abigail Van Buren

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.

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Dear Abby: Daughter’s identity as asexual is not welcomed by her mom

Dear Abby: I have recently started disclosing to close friends and family that I am asexual (someone who experiences no sexual attraction to any person).

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Dear Abby: Wife whose husband fights dirty might need a clean break

Dear Abby: Because I had a promiscuous past prior to getting married, it was understandable that my husband and I have gone through some rough patches.

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Dear Abby: Late to bed and late to rise makes mom and kids tardy

Dear Abby: I will be spending a couple of months visiting my daughter, who is a single mom.

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Dear Abby: Grandpa foils kids’ vegetarian diet with fast food chicken

Dear Abby: I have been a vegetarian for 12 years.

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Dear Abby: Mom of heroin addicts seeks support to battle depression

Dear Abby: My daughter and son are heroin addicts.

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Dear Abby: Husband’s affair could be more about money than love

Dear Abby: I am 68 and my husband is 80. I just found out he is involved with a 40-year-old woman.

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Dear Abby: Less is more than enough when mom walks in the nude

Dear Abby: I am 26 years old, and my mother still walks around naked in front of me with no warning.

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Dear Abby: A day of service is one too many for reluctant employees

Dear Abby: My boss wants to do a day of community service with the staff to help others and improve relationships in the workplace.

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Family photo album reveals a surprise in father’s past

Dear Abby: My parents have been happily married for more than 30 years.

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Dear Abby: Spreading the love makes Valentine’s Day a delight

Dear Abby: I have never received a romantic Valentine, and that’s OK with me.

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