Loans cut grandson’s inheritance

DEAR ABBY: I co-signed a college loan for my grandson. Unfortunately, he didn’t earn passing grades and was kicked out. He frequently misses loan payments, and I end up getting a late payment...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

New couple changes friendships

DEAR ABBY: I’m 18 and was best friends with “Sam” for two years until we started dating 10 months ago. It has been so much fun. He is the first person I have truly loved. When we first started...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man feels late to the dating game

DEAR ABBY: At what point does a man finally give up hope of finding a mate and accept that he may end up alone? I’m 29. I never had a chance to date in high school. My family farms, and when I...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man endlessly puts off marriage

DEAR ABBY: I’m 28 and have been dating my boyfriend, “Spencer,” for 2½ years. We have talked a lot about getting married. We know where we want it to be, who will be in our wedding party and what...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman seeks to manage anger

DEAR ABBY: I am 28 and I’m disgusted with myself about how I talk to my mother when I’m stressed out. I know it’s not her. It’s me. My other issue is road rage. When I’m behind the wheel and the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife put off by husband’s beard

DEAR ABBY: My husband has a long, bushy, ugly beard, and although I don’t like it, I realize he’s entitled to wear his facial hair any way he likes it. The problem is, when he eats, his beard gets...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Neighbor wants to help after loss

DEAR ABBY: I have just learned that a neighbor lost his wife. She died during childbirth. As a wife and mother, all I can think about is that newborn baby boy and his two beautiful sisters. It...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man drifts from grandparents

DEAR ABBY: I love my grandson dearly. He lived with us off and on growing up because there were problems in his birth family. Our relationship was always close and loving. I confess that we...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Insecure teen blames parents

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 16-year-old girl, and I’m pretty sure I’m the most insecure thing on the planet. I always feel self-conscious. Although I guess it’s normal for kids my age to feel like this, it’s...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Single mom above social stigma

DEAR ABBY: I have an answer for a question from “Excluded in the East” you printed on Sept. 24: “Why do married couples exclude single people?” As a single mother with three children for 15...

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

Runaway teen avoids grandma

DEAR ABBY: My 18-year-old granddaughter ran away twice last year. She’s now living with her boyfriend and refuses to have any contact with her dad. I know my son is very strict, and I’m pretty...

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

Swinging makes wife uneasy

DEAR ABBY: My husband, to whom I’ve been married since July of 2016, has recently caved in to pressure from friends to participate in “swinger” behavior. He wants me to be included, but I really...

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

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