Teen will be Thanksgiving cook

DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl and somewhat spoiled. My mother delivers breakfast in bed to me daily. My dad eats a burger for dinner, but Mom cooks a rib-eye steak with a loaded baked potato...

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

Husband’s jokes annoy friend

DEAR ABBY: I have been friends with “Martha” for 40 years. We live a few hundred miles apart, so I like to call her and chat. The problem is, her husband always answers the phone, and he likes to...

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

Man hates job, gripes about it

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have lived together for the last two. We have a great life together, but there is a problem I don’t know how to solve. “Jeremy” hates...

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

Kids not thank-you-note savvy

DEAR ABBY: You have mentioned in the past that you have a booklet on writing letters, including thank-you notes. Where do I send for it? I’ll need four because my grandkids are lacking in that...

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

Girlfriend finds pregnancy tests

DEAR ABBY: I am a lesbian. My girlfriend and I have been dating for six months. We have an awesome relationship and are very happy and open with each other. I know she has dated guys in the past...

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

Undressed man greets grandma

DEAR ABBY: After my future son-in-law moved in with our daughter, my husband and I stopped by unannounced to visit. He answered the door in his underwear and never bothered to go put on a pair of...

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

Smokers urged to quit after loss

DEAR ABBY: The winter months are hard for me. They remind me that another year has passed without my father and younger sister. Dad had been a smoker since his teens and died from pancreatic...

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

Age gap complicates teen crush

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 17-year-old girl and a junior in high school. I have a crush on a guy who’s 14 and a freshman. I know age gaps don’t matter as much later on, but the difference between 17 and 14...

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

Sister upset after missed funeral

DEAR ABBY: I missed the funeral of a long-time family friend, “Tom,” because I foolishly relied on one of my relatives to let me know when the service was and she didn’t. I had to go out of town...

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

Woman can’t deal with baldness

DEAR ABBY: My physical attraction to my boyfriend has significantly diminished due to his baldness. I know this may seem shallow, but I have lost all interest in intimate contact with him. When I...

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

Mom unsure about role as parent

DEAR ABBY: My ex-husband and I have been divorced for three years and share custody of our 10-year-old daughter, who lives with me full time. Her father lives out of state and sees her during the...

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

Man gets inspired from readers

DEAR ABBY: I’m responding to “Wallowing in the North” (June 16), who has had a wonderful life and has accomplished all the goals he set out for himself at age 56, but now feels no “spark” to carry...

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

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