Daughter feels guilt about mother

DEAR ABBY: My 92-year-old mother lives alone, still drives and manages by herself with a feral cat she took in. She’s dealing with heart failure, but doing well on her medication. I am 70, an only...

DATE: March 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Married dad is texting women

DEAR ABBY: My 14-year-old daughter caught her father, my husband, emailing and texting other women. He has been doing it for months. He says he went on dating sites because he was unhappy in our...

DATE: March 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Signs of abuse list reprinted

DEAR ABBY: My granddaughter is getting married in seven months and I’m worried for her. I see many red flags she’s ignoring. Because I’m old, I don’t think she will believe me. You have printed...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

New husband wants second wife

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for seven months, and my husband wants a second wife, something I do not agree with. He says he likes helping people and has decided he wants a former lover to be a...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman revisits past assault

DEAR ABBY: Years ago, my husband and I hosted a St. Patrick’s Day party in our apartment. There was a lot of drinking going on. I had to work early the next morning, so I went to bed while the...

DATE: March 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband’s work life upsets wife

DEAR ABBY: I have been married two years, but my husband and I have been together for more than 10. We have a 3-year-old daughter who has needed a few extra doctor appointments and therapy. My...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wedding set for woman’s birthday

DEAR ABBY: I’m struggling because my stepson has chosen to get married on my birthday. I have been his stepmother for 18 years. It feels like a punch in the chest. My in-law family members are...

DATE: March 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

New resident spreads rumors

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I live in a beach-front condominium complex with a population of mostly retired people who are friendly and active. Last year, a divorced woman moved in and was welcomed...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Ex complicates work romance

DEAR ABBY: I have a crush on a guy I work with. I’m 19, and he’s 26. He has a kid, which actually doesn’t bother me. I love kids and have taken care of them most of my life. My problem is he has...

DATE: March 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple seeks support for friends

DEAR ABBY: Occasionally, married friends will come to my husband or me to vent about marital problems. We have been through a few rough patches during our 12 years of marriage, and during those...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife can’t stand husband’s friend

DEAR ABBY: My husband loaned a “dear friend” some money a year ago. She has yet to pay back a penny. When I ask him about it, he gets mad and tells me it’s none of my business. I have hinted to...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Confession could end relationship

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Al,” and I have been together for two years off and on. We dated casually for six months before we decided to be exclusive. He didn’t know that I was also sleeping with...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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