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.
I have been married to my wife for a little over a year.
I have been with my boyfriend, "Robert," for 10 years.
For several years, I have gone to a medical specialist I’ll call “Eric” for certain issues.
Two and a half years ago we lost my dad, who was 94.
A friend, “Marie,” approached me in the parking lot after church, raising her voice, flailing her arms and saying three people had told her that I told them to stay away from her and her husband.
I met my boyfriend online last year.
My husband of 30 years has always made me feel like I wasn’t good enough for him.
I became engaged to a wonderful man five months ago.
Fifteen years ago, I “ran away from home” to get away from my adult children, and I finally made a life for myself.