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Special series: Solutions to youth suicide in La Plata County

Son lags on debt payments

DEAR ABBY: My 25-year-old son, “Jay,” would like to come home for Christmas. I’m paying, so I made his reservation yesterday. Late last night, he told my husband he needs to go back two days early...

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

Husband refuses to speak up

DEAR ABBY: I have hearing loss. My insurance isn’t very good, and the monthly payments for hearing aids are the equivalent of a car payment, so I try my best and do without. People who know about...

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

In-law causes rift in family

DEAR ABBY: My husband’s sister “Cassie” and I got along well until we had kids. Our children are months apart in age, and parenting has brought out the differences in our beliefs in a way that has...

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

Man might sleepwalk out of lease

DEAR ABBY: I am a man who owns a large four-bedroom home, and I have two tenants. One pays the rent on time, helps with cleaning and yard work, and is an all-around great roommate. The other has...

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

Brother asks mom for big favor

DEAR ABBY: My brother and his wife recently had their second child through induced labor. On the delivery day, my mother asked what she could do to help. My brother asked her to go to his home,...

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

Fiancée refuses to leave house

DEAR ABBY: I live with my fiancée, and we are being married in eight months. When I asked him if he would go and stay with his parents or some friends on a weekend when my girlfriend comes into...

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

New citizen questions customs

DEAR ABBY: I went through a divorce recently and have already found a woman I love. I have three sons and a daughter, and I love them very much. I’m currently paying child support to my ex for my...

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

Prayer can bring world together

DEAR ABBY: Our organization, No Greater Love, is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that honors America’s fallen and their families, and promotes peace. I am reaching out to you and your...

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

Man can’t drive, left isolated

DEAR ABBY: My husband had a medical event that left him unable to drive. He is very isolated despite my efforts to keep him connected. His children live an hour away, and it’s up to me to drive...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Teen will be Thanksgiving cook

DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl and somewhat spoiled. My mother delivers breakfast in bed to me daily. My dad eats a burger for dinner, but Mom cooks a rib-eye steak with a loaded baked potato...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband’s jokes annoy friend

DEAR ABBY: I have been friends with “Martha” for 40 years. We live a few hundred miles apart, so I like to call her and chat. The problem is, her husband always answers the phone, and he likes to...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man hates job, gripes about it

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have lived together for the last two. We have a great life together, but there is a problem I don’t know how to solve. “Jeremy” hates...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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