Girl warns about photo sharing

DEAR ABBY: I’m writing to you about an experience I had that might be useful to girls my age and older. I’m in eighth grade and friends with more boys than girls. Because I’m a tomboy, fitting in...

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

Man may quit card-playing group

DEAR ABBY: I play cards with a group of men I have known for more than 20 years. We switch partners after six hands so everyone partners with everyone. One member of the group has become unable...

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

Man begs ex for second chance

DEAR ABBY: I was divorced for 10 years, and am now remarried. Four months after we said “I do,” my first husband left me on Valentine’s Day, without a word. It was out of character for him not...

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

There’s help for domestic violence victims

DEAR ABBY: I grew up watching my mom being abused and eventually murdered by her husband. It was terrible. She was only 36, and I was 16. Although it took nearly 30 years, I’m finally at peace. ...

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

Vintage car concerns passenger

DEAR ABBY: Recently a friend came over and took me to lunch. She has a small, 50-year-old vintage car that was popular in the 1960s. She came to my house from Marin County over the Golden Gate...

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

Young woman crushes on in law

DEAR ABBY: My son and his wife have been together 10 years. They met and fell in love young. They are only 25 and have two beautiful children. I remarried three years ago, and my son’s wife was...

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

Grandkids take toll on mother

DEAR ABBY: I recently moved back home to help take care of my mom. We get along well, but there’s one major issue. She has to care for my brother’s four kids every day and is pretty much raising...

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

Abby gives new year advice

DEAR READERS: Welcome to 2018! A new year has arrived, and with it our chance for a new beginning. Today we have an opportunity to discard destructive old habits for healthy new ones, and with...

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

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

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