Mom charges rent after wedding

DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law owns the building my husband and I live in. I moved in with him about a year ago, before we were married. Because she owns the building, she doesn’t charge her son rent...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Grandma worries about exposed toddler

DEAR ABBY: My daughter “Scarlet” has a precious 18-month-old baby girl I’ll call Sierra. Scarlet, her husband and the baby spend a lot of time at their beach house, where they have several...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife attracted to woman causes confusion

DEAR ABBY: I am a 50-year-old woman. I have been married to my husband for 28 years and never cheated. We have a good life together, and our sex life has always been great, but I have recently...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man left jobless after surgery

DEAR ABBY: After 16 years of loyal and dedicated service to my employer, I find myself out of work. Months ago, I needed double knee replacements. I gave him three months’ notice about my surgery,...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Step Parents’ Day gains popularity

DEAR ABBY: In 1985 I met a lovely divorced lady with two adorable children. The three of us got along well. A year later I married into this family. Until then I had no children of my own. The...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Hormones could explain mood swings

DEAR ABBY: This is in response to “Crying Myself to Sleep” on June 2, who is suffering from drastic mood swings that involve crying, depression and anger. I experienced these, and it was horrible...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom fearful as daughter leaves for school

DEAR ABBY: I’m the proud mom of a wonderful 21-year-old daughter whom I find myself worrying about more and more lately. She just graduated from our local college and is heading to medical school...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom uses police to discipline child

DEAR ABBY: The media give us stories of racial conflict and the shooting of police officers almost daily, and every reporter and news anchor proposes solutions. As a Hispanic police officer in a...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family torn apart by brother-in-law

DEAR ABBY: A number of years ago, it came out that my brother-in-law had raped and molested his two daughters and two granddaughters. It tore our family apart. Although my sister said she...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Infant plays favorites in day care

DEAR ABBY: I am a child care provider working with infants. Two of us work in the nursery and share responsibilities. One baby has become extremely attached to me, to the point that I can’t take...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife’s travel spoiled by man

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband for 38 years. We both had long professional careers and saved diligently for our retirement. Our children are on their own and doing well with their...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife overlooks husband’s conspiracies

DEAR ABBY: When I was dating my husband, I gave him a lot of leeway. When he told me he listened to a radio show that is known for unscientific views, I ignored it because I found him so charming...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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