Tech-savvy wife is fed up

HUSBAND’S LUDDITE ATTITUDE PUTS A HEAVY BURDEN ON WIFE DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for 40 years. Like most people, we’ve had our good times and bad, but we’ve both been...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Sister continues into debt

DEAR ABBY: My only sister has been “borrowing” money from me every month for years. She has a ton of credit card debt and cannot afford to meet her monthly financial obligations. Last year my...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family man wants own life

DEAR ABBY: I joined the Navy after I learned I was becoming a father. I didn’t want to be a husband or father, but I did both. In 2010, my wife died. My feelings about being a husband and father...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man revisits past divorce

DEAR ABBY: After 16 months of casual dating, I married my ex-wife. We met through Facebook. Unfortunately, we couldn’t make the marriage work, and after two years, we divorced. That was two...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man faces own mortality

DEAR ABBY: I spent an evening with a guy I’ve been wanting to date for some time. After a few drinks, he confided to me that he has a serious heart condition. He said he doesn’t expect to live...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Non-hugger can’t get close

DEAR ABBY: I am not a hugger. In fact, I pretty much always hate it. But people think I’m rude when I don’t open my arms to hug after they’ve opened theirs. And they also think I’m rude when I...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Girl feels pressure to have sex

DEAR ABBY: I’m a teenage girl who has always heard and seen on television and in movies that there’s pressure from guys to have sex. That may be true, but I feel there is also pressure from...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband calls wife excessively

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I argue more than I’d like. I am pretty easygoing and passive; he likes his feelings to be known. Over time I have become worn down, and my patience has worn thin. We...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Teen seeks parents’ approval

DEAR ABBY: I’m 17 and so is my boyfriend. He is an only child, and all throughout his life, his parents have put a lot of pressure on him. Recently, they’ve been talking about him getting into an...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Abby has news from past letter

DEAR READERS: I am often asked, “Do you ever hear back from the people who wrote to you?” The answer is yes, I do. A year ago, “Claire G. in California” wrote to bring awareness to a program...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman still in friend’s shadow

DEAR ABBY: I’m 22. Ever since I was 8, I’ve had the best friend I could ever have asked for. “Kylie” stood up for me when I was bullied as a child and hung out with me when I had no other friends....

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Girl stifled by painful memories

DEAR ABBY: I’m almost an adult now, and I’m starting to think about having children and a good marriage of my own. But I have a disturbing memory from childhood. When I was 6 or 7 and staying at...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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