Need continues for self-help support for families in crisis

DEAR ABBY: It’s been several years since you have mentioned Because I Love You as a resource for parents in crisis. What is happening to our groups – as well as similar ones – is a decrease in...

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

Girlfriend thinks parents dislike her

DEAR ABBY: Recently, something has come up in my life that has pushed the shaky relationship between my girlfriend, “Linnay,” and my parents to the front burner. She insists they do not like her....

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

Wife irked at man’s Facebook friends

DEAR ABBY: My husband has an extensive sexual history. He has had sex with more than 80 partners. All the encounters were when he was in high school and in his early 20s. Most were one-night...

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

Military husband returns home only to ship out with his mom

DEAR ABBY: My husband, “John,” recently returned from his fourth Middle East tour after having been gone for a year. As soon as he got back, his mother invited him and his two sisters on a...

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

Unemployed son complains he is overworked at home

DEAR ABBY: I am an unemployed (and looking) 24-year-old male who is the oldest of four. My three sisters are a 20-year-old who has a part-time job and goes to college, a 14-year-old and a...

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

Man learns he may have a son he never knew about

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 27 years and have three wonderful kids. The youngest is 16. I recently found out I may have another son from a relationship before my marriage. The woman never...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Boyfriend wears out his hosts during annual trips

DEAR ABBY: My best friend of 40 years and her boyfriend live several states away from my husband and me. Every winter, she and her friend expect to come to our home for a week. We simply can no...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Bride-to-be plans walk down the aisle after dad’s death

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I are talking marriage soon, and I’m already stressing about who will walk me down the aisle. I always planned for it to be my dad, but he passed away a month ago....

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

Mom’s wild stories cause her grandchildren distress

DEAR ABBY: My mother insists on telling my three youngest children that my husband is not their father. The oldest girl is the spitting image of him, and she’s upset about it. Mom also calls me...

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

Long-married couple wonders if being ‘swingers’ is for them

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for years. We married young, and I’m the only man she has been with. Although we seem to have a good sex life, she’s now saying she wants more. She wants...

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

Mom sees lonely life ahead for easily wounded daughter

DEAR ABBY: My daughter, “Roxanne,” married right out of high school. Eleven years later, she finally woke up and realized the man of her dreams was a deadbeat. She has now been divorced as long as...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

After remarriage, widow cuts contact with her stepfamily

DEAR ABBY: Our father died nine months after his diagnosis with cancer. Within six months of his funeral, our stepmother of 20-plus years had begun a new relationship. She sold her and Dad’s home...

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

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