Wife labeled lazy by husband

DEAR ABBY: “Ron” and I have been married 20 years and have two children. Recently, he called me a “freeloader” and described my parenting as lazy. It’s not the first time I’ve heard it from him. ...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family secret surprises new wife

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for a few months and are expecting our first child. His father passed away about a year ago. His parents had been married 33 years when he died. A...

DATE: March 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman hesitates to leave mother

DEAR ABBY: I am an only child who has lived at home all her life – 44 years. My father recently passed away, so now it is just Mom and me. She has become extremely clingy. She is jealous of my...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Ex-wife treats man like friend

DEAR ABBY: My ex-wife and I were married for 29 years. Then she had an affair with a co-worker’s husband. Now that we’re divorced, she thinks we should be the best of friends! If she has car,...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman surprised by DNA test

DEAR ABBY: I’m hoping you can give me some guidance, as I am a huge fan and read your column regularly. I am a 32-year-old woman whose mother and grandmother told me about our proud Native...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Teen caretaker gets no adult respect

DEAR ABBY: I’m 18. I started helping to take care of children at the age of 2. I have taken care of them alone since I was 7. Yet every time older people talk about child care, I am rudely...

DATE: March 24, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Miscarriage leaves woman speechless

DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law, a mother of four, just had a miscarriage at five months. I have no idea what to say to her or my nieces and nephews. “Sorry” doesn’t seem to suffice. Her 6-year-old...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife longs for life away from house

DEAR ABBY: My husband, Tom, and I have three kids: One is in college, the next is in grade school and the youngest is a baby. I’m a full-time medical student, and he’s a professional athlete. ...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Unfaithful man struggles to tell wife

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my wife for 10 years. We have two beautiful daughters and have always had a great relationship. Last month, I was invited to go on a trip overseas and was...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Abuse increases in marriage

DEAR ABBY: I have been married 14 years and have two children. The first three years of marriage were great. We both cared for and respected each other. As our children grew older and our jobs...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman hides past addiction

DEAR ABBY: I am a 53-year-old woman who has finally met a kind, decent man after many abusive relationships. I honor our bond and have been open about my past, which has been colorful, to say the...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Disabled wife tired of messy man

DEAR ABBY: I’m a disabled middle-aged woman, married for 15 years. From the beginning, there was never much passion between my husband and me, but we’re friends. I’m now becoming less able to go...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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