I decided to have gastric bypass surgery several years ago. Nine months after the procedure, I began drinking alcohol.
I take care of two girls. I have never asked for money from their dad.
For several years, my husband and I were good friends with “Pam” and “David.”
I have been married to my husband for four years, and before that, I knew him for about a year.
I met a really great guy online eight months ago. He lives in another country and we have been in a long-distance relationship for the last six months.
My niece (age 25), despite numerous warnings against getting pregnant, deliberately did three years ago.
My sister “Blanche” and her husband moved to the small town where my husband and I settled 23 years ago. Blanche is 11 years older than I am.
My brother and sister-in-law recently told me their 5-year-old son claims my 9-year-old son touched him inappropriately on several occasions.
I dwell in a small, Southern and, I thought, safe hometown.
My Keepers booklet contains 72 column items that readers have told me they had read and reread until they were yellowed with age and falling apart.
I’m recently married, and in my opinion, my wife has too many pets – seven inside dogs.
I am in my 30s and correspond with a pen pal. She is over 65 and lives several states away.
My ex-husband raised my son as his own from the time he was an infant. Now my son’s biological father is saying he wants our son to stay away from my ex-husband.
My husband and I moved from another state four years ago.
I am a 30-year-old divorced male. I suffered from a stroke six months ago and have paralysis on one side of my body. After rehab, I returned home able to walk with a cane.
I was involved with a man (“Mike”) I cared deeply about.
My secretary has worked for me for six years, and I have fallen in love with her. Neither of us is married. There’s a couple of problems, however.
My daughter has two boys who treat her like crap.
I just found out that my husband of 37 years is having an affair.
I am a working stay-at-home mom with a successful career.
Our 22-year-old son stays with us.
About a year ago, a good friend, “Beth,” went through a violent tragedy that destroyed her family.
It is important that you talk with a mental health professional about your obsession over the death of that baby and how it is affecting your life.
I’m writing regarding “Open-Minded in the South” (Nov. 24), the Christian woman who’s a supporter of the LGBTQ community.
Valentine’s Day is here and, to be honest, I don’t know much about St. Valentine.
I’m a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American.
My boyfriend and I both got divorced about the same time, but his took much longer to become final.
Dear Abby: Ten years ago, I had an affair with a married man that resulted in a pregnancy and then a miscarriage.
My wife and I have been married for 36 years
I work at a retirement house for a convent.
I am a single mom. A few months ago I met a man who contacted me on social media.
I’ve been married to my best friend for nine years.
I need your advice. I’m a 66-year-old woman who has been single most of my life.
My mother-in-law was a drug addict for most of my wife’s life.
My husband and I decided a couple of years ago that we wanted to live a simpler, slower-paced life.
My husband and I have been married for 12 years.
My wife, a convert to reform Judaism, died this past year.
What are your thoughts about having a sex-only arrangement with an ex?
We need some advice. Recently we hosted our annual holiday party and invited all of our neighbors and friends.
The departments of psychiatry and medicine at Tufts Medical Center want to learn more about the impact caregiving has on family members and friends of people who have been diagnosed with depression or other illnesses.
I have been married for seven years. The last time my husband and I have been out of the house together was last summer. No movies, dinners, festivals, etc. I finally gave up suggesting things to do.
I may be having a midlife crisis. I’m not happy in my marriage and haven’t been for quite some time.
My girlfriend, “Jane,” and I have been in love for three years.
It has been a little over two years since I lost my father to leukemia. The progression of his illness and death was rapid and unforeseen. It has been a tremendous emotional strain on the family, but I seem to be having a hard time “ending” my grieving and finding even simple happiness in things I used to enjoy.
My 38-year-old daughter is being married this summer. This is her first marriage, and we are planning the wedding. She has never planned a big event like this before, and every suggestion I make gets us into a fight.
My girlfriend and I have lived together off and on for three years.
I have a friend I’ll call Rose who likes to brag about how cheap she is.
I’m a 15-year-old girl. I’m a fun person to be with, and I love spending time with my friends and family.
My husband and I have been married more than 20 years.
My wife and I raised two children – a son who is a successful doctor and a daughter who is a multipost-grad botanist. We are 72 now, in moderately failing health and very successful ourselves.