Woman chooses Facebook over conversation at home

DEAR ABBY: A large portion of conversation in our home has been replaced with the time my wife spends on her cellphone. Not that she is talking on it. It’s games and Facebook that absorb hours of...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband’s relationship with daughter disgusts step-mom

DEAR ABBY: I think my stepdaughter “Caroline” has an unhealthy relationship with my husband. Caroline calls him several times a day and gets tattoos just like his. When she got a boob job, she...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman worries about family’s verbal abuse

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year and a half. In the beginning, he kept his family and me apart. I thought it was because they were extremely close, but turns out...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Addict frustrated by accusations from parents

DEAR ABBY: I am a recovering drug addict. I have slipped, as many do, but I have been clean for four years now. The problem is my family. If I look tired, trip over my own two feet or just don’t...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple defines meaning of family differently

DEAR ABBY: I have been married five years and have two children under 3. I grew up in a large Italian-American family; my husband did not. He doesn’t understand the closeness I have with my...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Christian teen hesitates joining gay-straight alliance

DEAR ABBY: I’m 14, starting my freshman year in high school and, of course, will be joining lots of clubs to prepare for college. My best friend is gay, and when I asked her if she wanted to...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man doubts self after being cheated on

DEAR ABBY: I have been in two relationships. The first was with a girl a couple of years older than I am. We were together for several years before she was unfaithful and dumped me. I was crushed....

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Pregnant girlfriend wants marriage

DEAR ABBY: I have been with my boyfriend for three years. I am pregnant with twins, and we already have a son together. His daughter lives with us as well. With this pregnancy coming to term, I...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mother continues affair with married man

DEAR ABBY: My mother is dating a married man, not for the first time. I love her, but I don’t think what she’s doing is right. This affair has been going on for years. I tried broaching the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Parents disapprove of interracial couple

DEAR ABBY: I am in an interracial relationship with a guy whose parents don’t support us because I am of a different race and culture. Our countries of origin were antagonistic in the past. When...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband quits smoking, keeps drinking

DEAR ABBY: I am married to a great guy. We’ve been together 27 years, so I know him well. He recently stopped smoking after 30 years of nicotine addiction. He did it cold turkey, and he’s been...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Old timer wants to share life stories

DEAR ABBY: I’m 91. I have outlived many of my longtime friends. In my address book I counted 22 pals whose names I have crossed out after they died. These were people we danced, dined and traveled...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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