My husband’s brother split from his wife, “Charlotte,” five years ago and now works and lives in another country. The brothers are still quite close.
My son, a junior in college, is trying to get a summer job. His degree is challenging, and he has a good work ethic plus job experience.
Dear Abby: I am a 17-year-old senior and have been dating the same boy for two years.
Dear Abby: My mom is a recovering alcoholic.
Dear Abby: My son’s girlfriend confided to me that my son, age 35, is cross-dressing.
Dear Abby: When I was 70, I started taking drama classes twice a week (I still do).
My daughter is graduating from high school and will be starting college. It was always her plan to go to a school away from our small town, and I supported that decision. However, six months ago she started dating her first real boyfriend.
My second-oldest sister wants to plan an elaborate road trip this summer that involves renting an RV and driving cross-country with our nieces to visit Disneyland. She feels that since I have the summer off, I should be more than happy to go on this trek.
Dear Abby: I am in my 30s and moved out of my parents’ home 10 years ago.
Dear Abby: I’m writing in response to the man who wants to keep his cancer prognosis secret until he nears the end (“Keeping It to Myself,” Jan. 11).
Dear Abby: My wife of 20 years has been electronically unfaithful.
Dear Abby: I have been in a relationship for four years.
My elderly father remarried after my mother died two years ago. He married an acquaintance who is 30 years younger at the courthouse with no friends or family in attendance.
Is there a polite way to refuse giving store clerks personal information? It seems like every time I shop, the clerks demand email, phone number, even birthdate, and they get testy when I say I just want to complete my purchase.
Dear Abby: I have been communicating with this girl I work with who is currently seeing a guy she’s been with for four years.
Dear Abby: “Ron” and I have been married 20 years and have two children.
Dear Abby: My husband and I have been married for a few months and are expecting our first child.
My ex-wife and I were married for 29 years. Then she had an affair with a co-worker’s husband. Now that we’re divorced, she thinks we should be the best of friends!
I am a 32-year-old woman whose mother and grandmother told me about our proud Native American heritage all my life.
Dear Abby: My sister-in-law, a mother of four, just had a miscarriage at five months.
Dear Abby: My husband, Tom, and I have three kids: One is in college, the next is in grade school and the youngest is a baby.
Dear Abby: I have been married to my wife for 10 years.
Dear Abby: I have been married 14 years and have two children.
I am a 53-year-old woman who has finally met a kind, decent man after many abusive relationships.
I’m a disabled middle-aged woman, married for 15 years. From the beginning, there was never much passion between my husband and me, but we’re friends.
Remember, that decision was made many years ago. What if you find her and she’s married with children? Would it make you feel better or worse?
Your son’s reaction was immature. He should understand that sometimes circumstances can change.
Dear Abby: I’m frustrated that guests in my home almost never use the guest towels I’ve put out for them in the bathroom. Why do they do this?
Dear Abby: I have been trying to get healthy for years and recently lost a lot of weight.
My 15-year-old daughter, “Jenny,” went to a sleepover with her two best friends from school last Friday, “Penny” and “Ginger.” Penny’s parents went out and left the girls alone.
My 92-year-old mother lives alone, still drives and manages by herself with a feral cat she took in. She’s dealing with heart failure, but doing well on her meds. I am 70, an only child, married, retired and live six hours away.
Dear Abby: My granddaughter is getting married in seven months and I’m worried for her.
Dear Abby: I have been married for seven months, and my husband wants a second wife, something I do not agree with.
Dear Abby: Years ago, my husband and I hosted a St. Patrick’s Day party in our apartment for friends.
Dear Abby: I have been married two years, but my husband and I have been together for more than 10.
Dear Abby: I’m struggling because my stepson has chosen to get married on my birthday.
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Dear Abby: Occasionally, married friends will come to my husband and/or me venting about their marital problems.
My husband loaned a “dear friend” some money a year ago. She has yet to pay back a penny.
Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Al,” and I have been together for two years off and on.
Dear Abby: My husband and I are 15 years apart in age.
I work so much that my son has stopped calling me “Mommy” and instead calls me by my name.
Dear Abby: I am a 70-year-old male former teacher and social worker.
Dear Abby: I suffer from a debilitating, rare, chronic illness.
Dear Abby: My psychiatrist’s office called and left a very sensitive voicemail about my bulimia on a message machine shared with other individuals.
This female relative has been asking about my son on social media because she has seen him in pictures with Bryan’s family.
Dear Abby: I am almost 62 and struggling to get through the day at work.
Dear Abby: When I was in my teens, and even into my 20s and 30s, I was a Plain Jane.
Dear Abby: My daughter and her boyfriend have been together for four years.
Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Hal,” and I have been dating for a year and a half, living together for six months.