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.
My 7-year-old granddaughter, “Leyla,” has a playmate who is a transgender girl.
My mother, who is 80 years old, hums her own made-up tunes. She does wear a hearing aid in one ear and sees her audiologist regularly.
I have been married to my husband for 12 years.
My wife of 10 years keeps all kinds of secrets from me.
I have been lucky enough to have fallen madly in love with the most wonderful man in the world.
Although he has never hit me, my husband has been emotionally and verbally abusive ever since our wedding five years ago.
My daughter and son-in-law's dog, "Zeke," is a poor houseguest.
Something has been bothering me for a long time.
My husband and I are trying to have children. He was raised Catholic, but is now agnostic.