Daughter tired of religious talk

DEAR ABBY: There’s this woman I’ve known since I was a child. She’s a Jehovah’s Witness I’ll call Beatrice. She comes by my house every so often to share pamphlets and talk about her religion. She...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Daughter drives mother to tears

DEAR ABBY: I recently traveled to Germany to help my 19-year-old daughter settle in for her semester of study abroad. I was in tears the entire trip home, not because I was sad to leave her, but...

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

Woman wants equal relationship

DEAR ABBY: I am in a long-distance relationship. I live in Kansas; he’s in Michigan. Because we are 720 miles apart, phone calls, text messages and Skype are vital to the health of our...

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

Friend continues to make bad choices

DEAR ABBY: I have a friend who’s 22 and has two children, which I helped her to deliver. She is also my neighbor. Since she moved in and divorced her husband, my husband and I have watched her...

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

Family alarmed when boy hurts animals

DEAR ABBY: My 3-year-old grandson hurts animals. He’s intelligent and articulate. He understands many concepts about all kinds of things. Frankly, I’m scared. It’s because he is so intelligent and...

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

Fiancée wants group chat to end

DEAR ABBY: My fiancée is in a group chat with a dozen of his friends. They are all professional men in their 30s with families. They regularly send each other pornographic images. This includes...

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

Retiree wants wife to join adventures

DEAR ABBY: The wife of “Headed for the Open Road” (June 25) will never forgive herself if she doesn’t accompany her newly retired husband on his open-road adventures. After working for 40 years...

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

Girlfriend hesitant about implants

DEAR ABBY: I have been in a relationship with a very special man who is five years younger. We met on an online dating site and have been seeing each other for several years. We are well suited...

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

Unneeded calls offend friend

DEAR ABBY: May I say something about people who call “friends” or others they haven’t talked to recently while they’re driving to an appointment or other errand, only to abruptly end the...

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

Accountant refuses pay for estate

DEAR ABBY: For the past 2½ years, my deceased father’s friend and accountant has been working on winding up his estate. The bulk of the estate has been disbursed, and it should be clearing...

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

Man refuses surgery for loud snoring

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are happily married, but have one serious problem. Our sleeping habits are incompatible. I am an extremely light sleeper; he is a horrendous snorer. He sees a snoring...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dad not okay with pot at kids’ party

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I know a couple whose daughter has been our daughter’s playmate since they were 3 months old. They are pleasant and welcoming. We all get along well and have gone to dinner,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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