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Animal advocate issues warning

DEAR ABBY: I am president and co-founder of the Wildlife Center of Virginia, one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the world for wildlife medicine. We have treated more than 70,000...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Partner wrongly accused of cheating

DEAR ABBY: My partner of 11 years has decided he is no longer in love with me. He says it’s because he thinks I cheated on him. I have told him repeatedly that it didn’t happen, which is the...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman has feelings for doctor

DEAR ABBY: I started to see a new doctor six months ago for a serious medical condition. I respect his medical opinion and the fact that many doctors treating my condition would be judgmental and...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man troubled after wife overdoses

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for three years, together for six, to a beautiful woman, inside and out. Recently, I found out she is addicted to pain medication – and two months ago she confided...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife loses weight out of fear

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 18 years and have two wonderful kids, ages 14 and 12. Ten months ago, my husband said to me, “I told you I would divorce you if you ever got fat.” I was shocked!...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple loses faith in marriage

DEAR ABBY: I’m at a loss as to how to stay in my 21-year marriage. In August, when our twin daughters leave for college, my wife and I will have an empty nest. We haven’t had sex in more than two...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Affair divides family for years

DEAR ABBY: Seventeen years ago, I had a (minor) tryst with my wife’s sister. Months later, it came to light during an unfortunate phone conversation. Since then, my wife and I have gone through...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman feels used by boyfriend

DEAR ABBY: I am a 56-year-old woman who has been with my boyfriend for seven years. He never lets me come to his place, but he comes to mine and stays every weekend. He always has his married...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Teen mom treated poorly

DEAR ABBY: I’m 18 years old and I have a son who’s 3. I’m still in school and live with my parents. My parents treat me like I’m a nobody and always bring up how I got pregnant. They barely...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Broken ankle changes Euro trip

DEAR ABBY: I had planned a trip to Europe with my friend “Elizabeth,” a friend of hers and Elizabeth’s daughter. The plan was I would share rooms with Elizabeth. We paid for the hotels in advance....

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Sexual assault brings up trauma

DEAR ABBY: I am estranged from my sister, whom I love dearly. The reason goes back many years. When I was 13, her husband got me drunk and molested me. While I never forgot, I did repress it –...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Affair involves husband, brother

DEAR ABBY: A year ago, my husband confessed that he was having an affair at work. Before it started, he tried setting “Velma” up with his twin brother, but she said she wasn’t interested. Their...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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