Family shuns cannabis user

DEAR ABBY: My brother-in-law found out I smoke marijuana. I have a medical card and some mental disabilities. Marijuana helps with my anxiety. Although we live near each other, my in-laws now...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Travelers mooch rides to airport

DEAR ABBY: We have some friends who take a couple of expensive extended vacations each year. They go to Europe and take cruises. For the last four years, they have never once booked ground...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dating stumps young college girl

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 16-year-old girl who has started college early. I love my classes, and I’m glad to be here. The problem is, the dating culture here is huge. People go on dates all the time. I...

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

Living choice causes family rift

DEAR ABBY: How old does a child have to be before she is able to choose a relative to live with? I’m the one my granddaughter wants to stay with. Her home life is in turmoil because of her...

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

Car from son becomes burden

DEAR ABBY: My son bought me a car in 2012. I had no idea he was doing it. He traded my car in for this newer car. During the last five years this “gift” has been nothing but a sore spot. If I...

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

Wife wants to date others

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 72-year-old married woman. My husband has atypical Parkinson’s and can no longer talk or walk. I exercise six days a week, but I need someone to talk to, to share life with. I...

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

Father’s wife suffering depression

DEAR ABBY: My wife gave birth to our twin girls almost a year ago, and for the most part, things have been great. They are happy and healthy, but I’m not sure how happy my wife is. I’m afraid she...

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

Gender opinions split family

DEAR ABBY: Our daughter, “Joan,” and her husband, “Frank,” have been married 19 years. Their only child will be 4 next month. A year and a half ago, Frank came out as a transgender female. Joan is...

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

Woman gets used to not cooking

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 64-year-old woman, divorced for 27 years. A nice guy I’ll call “Ronnie” has taken me out to lunch and dinner several times. He really likes me and I really like him, but I’m...

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

Second wedding confuses plans

DEAR ABBY: My younger sister is planning a destination wedding this summer. Recently she had a courthouse wedding for health insurance purposes because she’s going back to school full-time. I am...

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

Pregnant woman fears job loss

DEAR ABBY: A few months ago, I informed my bosses I was pregnant. Within a week, they were trying to fire me and blame it on other things at work that made no sense and hadn’t been issues before....

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

Graduate strays from family

GRADUATE LONGS TO DISTANCE HIMSELF FROM FAMILY STRIFE DEAR ABBY: I’m an 18-year-old guy who’s having troubles regarding my family. My parents are divorced, and I moved out of my mom’s house after...

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

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