Dear Abby

Man’s affair reaches moment of truth

Dear Abby: Last night, I visited my 47-year-old son. After a 23-year marriage, he is going through a nasty divorce. While I was there, he asked my opinion about what he should do regarding a...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife looks for words to heal husband

Dear Abby: My husband’s mother recently told him he no longer matters to her because he is an atheist. His mother is supposedly a Christian, but she rarely acts like one. It has left my husband...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Empty-nesters’ interests diverge

Dear Abby: I’m married to a great husband. We worked well together in our business. He’s loyal, dependable, was a great stepfather when my son was young, etc. When we were younger, we were...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Poolside overexposure is too much

Dear Abby: My husband and I are in our 60s and have a swimming pool that our kids and grandkids like to visit. Our issue is that our granddaughter wears a bathing suit that shows her bum. It isn’t...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Move prompts friend to reveal feelings

Dear Abby: I have been in love with my best friend for two years. We met at a summer camp where we were both working and we hated each other in the beginning. During the process of working...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Worker’s guilt remains 40 years later

Dear Abby: About 40 years ago, I did someone an injustice, and I have felt guilty ever since. I worked for a consulting firm in Washington, D.C., that fired an accounting clerk who was in my small...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dad feels helpless to mend teen’s crisis

Dear Abby: My 14-year-old daughter recently came out of the closet, and it has made my husband and me quite upset. She says she is “bicurious, pansexual and polyamorous.” She now insists everyone...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Girlfriend tired of being ignored

Dear Abby: I live with my significant other. We have been together for 13 years now. I would like to ask his stepmother why she refuses to acknowledge me. She sends holiday cards addressed only to...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man’s indecision threatens marriage

DEAR ABBY: I have been with my husband for 29 years, 25 of them married. We have had good times and bad, like most couples, but over the last four years, things have changed. We came to a place...

DATE: July 23, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

‘Sweet Baby’ makes woman cringe

Dear Abby: My boyfriend and I are middle-aged. We have been together for 2½ years. I love him, and I’m grateful for such a wonderful man at this point in my life. My problem is, he calls me “Sweet...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man won’t stop driving after seizures

Dear Abby: My son-in-law was diagnosed with epilepsy 25 years ago. He typically has two or three seizures a year. He has seen a neurologist on and off over the years, but he has not been to the...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife frustrated with nice husband

Dear Abby: This may seem strange, but my husband is too nice. His late mother, a domineering woman who always got her way, trained him not to have an opinion. Almost everything he says is crafted...

DATE: July 16, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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