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Family members struggle to reunite

DEAR ABBY: A year ago, my sister “Jan” started dating this guy, “Miles,” who soon moved in with her. Everyone in our family was welcoming until she started telling us their problems. We thought...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Grandma caught in middle of feud

DEAR ABBY: I’m close to 70 and have three grown children. I’ve been a widow for 15 years. My oldest son, age 45, has pretty much cut himself off from our fairly close family. His reason: Two years...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

New mom can’t let go of tragic story

DEAR ABBY: I recently had a baby, and I have been diagnosed as having postpartum depression. I have tried all of the prescribed medications but took myself off them because of the side effects. ...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman reluctant to reveal marriage

DEAR ABBY: When I was 18, I married someone who, at the time, I loved very much. It happened sort of spur of the moment. Not even six months into the marriage, he cheated on me. I am now 20,...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Romance trips on question of kids

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American. We have been together a year and a half and are deeply in love. We have lots of fun together and go out and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Discovery forces confession of affair

DEAR ABBY: Ten years ago, I had an affair with a married man that resulted in a pregnancy and then a miscarriage. I was also married at the time. Pathology testing revealed that the child had a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family unfriends man’s fiancee

DEAR ABBY: After two years of dating, my boyfriend and I recently got engaged. We’re in our 30s and grew up in the same town. It will be a second marriage for both of us. We were each previously...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Three’s a crowd in marriage

DEAR ABBY: I’ve been married to my best friend for nine years. We have our ups and downs, but we’re generally happy. When “Fifty Shades of Grey” came out, I told him I was interested in exploring...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Daughter of addict frowns on drinking

DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law was a drug addict for most of my wife’s life. Because of this, my wife refuses to use any addictive substances, including alcohol. I enjoy having a beer or three...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife resents husband favoring brother

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 12 years. Things are generally good, but we keep having the same old argument related to his little brother. They have a close relationship,...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man is seeking commitment

DEAR ABBY: What are your thoughts about having a sex-only arrangement with an ex? Most of the women I’ve dated have contacted me after the relationship was over hoping to have...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Caregiving is focus of survey

DEAR READERS: 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...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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