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

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The music director at our church – I’ll call her Mildred – is an alcoholic.

By Abigail Van Buren May 23, 2019
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I could use your advice on training my husband.

By Abigail Van Buren May 22, 2019
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My boyfriend and I have been a couple for three years.

By Abigail Van Buren May 21, 2019
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Many years ago, I had a romance with a young girl in a faraway town.

By Abigail Van Buren May 20, 2019
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My husband and I have been together for 12 years. I have a daughter from a previous relationship who is now 16. They have had their ups and downs. What irritates me to no end is, my husband tattles on my daughter.

By Abigail Van Buren May 18, 2019
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Is there a pleasant way to ask them to disconnect for a bit while we are enjoying their visit, or should I just get in the grumpy old lady line?

By Abigail Van Buren May 16, 2019
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Years ago, you published a recipe for cheesecake, which you said was very good. Well, it was not only “good” – it was TERRIFIC. As a native New Yorker, I know cheesecake.

By Abigail Van Buren May 15, 2019
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My 15-year-old son has a friend who stayed with us for five months during football and basketball season because he didn’t have transportation to early-morning practices. In the beginning it was one night, then it eventually became full weeks, full months and so on.

By Abigail Van Buren May 12, 2019
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In the 10 years we’ve been married, my husband has had six different jobs.

By Abigail Van Buren May 11, 2019
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My mother is 86 and drives everyone in the family crazy when we have to spend time with her.

By Abigail Van Buren May 9, 2019

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