Sisters plan to leave husband behind

Dear Abby: My son just got a job in Europe and has invited me to visit when he and his family are settled. I have never traveled out of the country, and I’m excited to go. I suggested staying at...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Parents unsure how to have ‘the talk’

Dear Abby: I have a young, preteen grandson who is asking his parents “facts of life” questions. They are bewildered about how to give him the information. I’d be grateful if you could share...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Ex insists on ‘happy family’ photos

Dear Abby: I’m engaged to be married to a wonderful woman who has a 6-year-old daughter with her ex-husband. They share joint custody. His controlling nature was a major factor in her decision...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Structure of dad’s will leaves his daughter feeling left out

Dear Abby: My sister and I are 42 and 50. Our parents divorced 30 years ago, and Dad has been remarried for about 20 years. Although he lives across the country, we see him twice a year and have...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Daughter disturbed by noisy intimacy

Dear Abby: I am a 54-year-old single woman who recently started dating again after four years of total abstinence. My two adult daughters, ages 18 and 22, live at home with me. My dilemma: I am...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Remembering baby an annual ritual

Dear Abby: Thank you for responding to “Crystal in Nevada’s” June 7 question about her aunt and her aunt’s baby who was stillborn. Few people talk openly about pregnancy loss, yet I worry your...

DATE: July 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman hesitates in new relationship

Dear Abby: I just started dating an amazing guy. He is sweet, funny and handsome, but I don’t feel as strongly for him as he does for me. Maybe it’s too early in the relationship for me to be...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man tired of dating ready to quit

Dear Abby: In the last few years I have had a string of failed relationships. Nothing bad happened, and there were no fights or arguments. The ladies tell me I’m great and an amazing person. Yet...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple battles over who pays bills

Dear Abby: My newly retired husband and I lead a nice life and are in good health. Our two girls are grown and established. Our battle is over my husband “taking back” some of the duties I have...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Tradition changes after mom’s death

Dear Abby: Every summer, my husband and I, our two boys and my parents would take several vacations at Mom and Dad’s lake home. This is where Dad grew up and where we spent countless vacations as...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom miffed son gets no time with dad

Dear Abby: My ex-husband and I have been divorced for five years. I have sole custody of our 6-year-old son, “Charlie.” My ex lives five hours away with his current wife and her four children. He...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Serial dater’s love life hard for friend

Dear Abby: I have a guy friend who goes from girl to girl constantly. People talk about what a player he is and say he doesn’t really like the women he’s dating. He has been called desperate –...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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