Husband’s work life upsets wife

DEAR ABBY: I have been married two years, but my husband and I have been together for more than 10. We have a 3-year-old daughter who has needed a few extra doctor appointments and therapy. My...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wedding set for woman’s birthday

DEAR ABBY: I’m struggling because my stepson has chosen to get married on my birthday. I have been his stepmother for 18 years. It feels like a punch in the chest. My in-law family members are...

DATE: March 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

New resident spreads rumors

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I live in a beach-front condominium complex with a population of mostly retired people who are friendly and active. Last year, a divorced woman moved in and was welcomed...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Ex complicates work romance

DEAR ABBY: I have a crush on a guy I work with. I’m 19, and he’s 26. He has a kid, which actually doesn’t bother me. I love kids and have taken care of them most of my life. My problem is he has...

DATE: March 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple seeks support for friends

DEAR ABBY: Occasionally, married friends will come to my husband or me to vent about marital problems. We have been through a few rough patches during our 12 years of marriage, and during those...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife can’t stand husband’s friend

DEAR ABBY: My husband loaned a “dear friend” some money a year ago. She has yet to pay back a penny. When I ask him about it, he gets mad and tells me it’s none of my business. I have hinted to...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Confession could end relationship

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Al,” and I have been together for two years off and on. We dated casually for six months before we decided to be exclusive. He didn’t know that I was also sleeping with...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife longs to have own children

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are 15 years apart in age. We have been together for six years, married a year and a half. He is my entire world, my best friend and soul mate. When we first met, he...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom unable to make time for son

DEAR ABBY: I’m 29. I had a son six years ago and left my ex because he didn’t want to be a father. He chose to party instead. I had to file a name change for my son, and custody was hard to fight...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man doubts he will find romance

DEAR ABBY: I am a 70-year-old male former teacher and social worker. I stopped dating 30 years ago because the only women I had loved had all dumped me. I felt I was only a temporary convenience...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Boyfriend’s fidelity questioned

DEAR ABBY: I am 19 and love my boyfriend a lot. He is very sweet and would do anything for me. However, I am beginning to think there may be someone else. The someone else is a man. My boyfriend...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Promise to daughter not kept

DEAR ABBY: I suffer from a debilitating, rare, chronic illness. Two years ago, my parents convinced me to move across the country to live with them in an unfamiliar city. They promised it would be...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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