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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 or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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Dear Abby | Wife resists giving support to man’s new career plan

I am an older IT professional who had a very successful career until a year ago. I was part of a major layoff at the company I worked at for many years. I have not been able to find a job in the IT field since.

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Dear Abby | Wedding kept under wraps may come to light during divorce

I have been married for 13 years but never told my family that I got married. I now want to divorce my husband, but I don’t know how to approach it because he holds it over my head.

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Dear Abby | Mom finds it hard to watch son in stressful new marriage

Our youngest son recently married a woman who has an 18-year-old disabled daughter, “Lauren.”

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Dear Abby | Mom makes travel plans without being invited to visit

I gave birth to my daughter three months ago, after 44 grueling hours of labor.

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Dear Abby | Parents cancel holiday dinners when kids won’t bury hatchet

The holiday season is here, with the traditional family dinner get-togethers. Our problem is, our two children (ages 27 and 29) don’t like each other and rarely have contact during the year.

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Dear Abby | Stay-at-home mom seeks adult contact by giving art lessons

I am a shy, 30-year-old woman. I stay at home with our 10-month-old, primarily because of our family’s financial situation.

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Dear Abby | Mother thinks teen is missing out by dating over the phone

I am a 17-year-old girl who has been in a long-distance relationship for two years.

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Dear Abby | Mom stays close to married son through tracking app

I have been married to my husband for five years.

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Dear Abby | First international business trip raises culture questions

I’m worried for my son. He’s going on his first business trip in January – to Japan. He doesn’t drink alcohol. (He’s not an alcoholic; it’s his personal choice.)

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