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 | Parents fall short on promises to help their ailing daughter

Dear Abby: I suffer from a debilitating, rare, chronic illness.

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Dear Abby | Message left on voicemail embarrasses bulimia patient

Dear Abby: My psychiatrist’s office called and left a very sensitive voicemail about my bulimia on a message machine shared with other individuals.

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Dear Abby | Mother fears past abuser has now targeted her son

This female relative has been asking about my son on social media because she has seen him in pictures with Bryan’s family.

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Dear Abby | Longtime employee is irked by colleagues’ work ethics

Dear Abby: I am almost 62 and struggling to get through the day at work.

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Dear Abby | Former Plain Jane becomes obsessed with her looks

Dear Abby: When I was in my teens, and even into my 20s and 30s, I was a Plain Jane.

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Dear Abby | Gamer boyfriend scores low points while visiting mom

Dear Abby: My daughter and her boyfriend have been together for four years.

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Dear Abby | Woman’s higher income may bruise her boyfriend’s ego

Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Hal,” and I have been dating for a year and a half, living together for six months.

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Dear Abby | Man vacillates over inviting late wife’s mom to wedding

Dear Abby: My wife passed away two years ago at age 40 after a long bout with cancer.

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Dear Abby | Couple celebrates 50 years together with Abby’s blessing

When I was 16 and wanted to get married, my father suggested I write to Dear Abby

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