Early playtime leaves retired neighbor tossing and turning

DEAR ABBY: We have owned our house for 31 years and raised our kids here. They are grown now and have moved out. Several families across the street have come and gone. The most recent owners...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family visiting for graduation brings grandma with dementia

DEAR ABBY: My ex-husband is coming to our small town to celebrate our daughter’s graduation. He is bringing along his parents. I’m happy they are coming to show love and support for our daughter;...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Cross-dresser schemes behind his disapproving wife’s back

DEAR ABBY: I’m a married, heterosexual male. My wife found out a year ago that I have been cross-dressing, and she’s not OK with it. She told me not to do it anymore. I love my wife and I don’t...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman is ready to start new life after abusive marriage

DEAR ABBY: I am 55 now. Between the ages of 18 and 26, I was married four times to three different men. I was stupid. I had no direction in life and thought marriage was the answer. At 27, I went...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mistress stops believing man will leave

DEAR ABBY: I am a 24-year-old professional woman who has been having an affair with a married man for three years. We have great chemistry, a passionate sex life, endless laughs and give each...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man gets needed health care in a marriage of convenience

DEAR ABBY: I’m in a second marriage, which was only for the benefit of insurance so my husband could get insurance through my employer’s plan. We were together for many years before getting...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom dotes on new boyfriend at the expense of her kids

DEAR ABBY: My wife, “Rita,” and I separated a year ago. Our divorce is pending. The man she’s seeing, whom I believe she was cheating with before we split, has a violent criminal past. He has...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man decries rampant false advertising on dating sites

DEAR ABBY: I was divorced three years ago, and recently went on some dating sites to find a possible companion. All the women I met had posted photos that looked nothing like them. It was...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Transgender dad wants to be daughter’s ‘second mommy’

DEAR ABBY: My former spouse and I are divorced and share a 3-year-old daughter. Soon after the baby was born, my ex came out as transgender and now lives as a woman. I have always been...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Errand runner is chagrined by size of lunchtime tips

DEAR ABBY: I work as a runner in a law firm, which means I do pickups, make deliveries and do any other out-of-office tasks the lawyers or other staff need. Part of my job involves picking up...

DATE: June 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

College student living at home is ready to fly after graduation

DEAR ABBY: I am 21 and about to graduate from college. I have lived at home these last four years partly because my dad didn’t want me to go away. He never said it, but he made up reasons to make...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband doesn’t share wife’s dreams of seeing the world

DEAR ABBY: I’ll be retiring next year. My husband is already retired. When I do, I want to travel in the U.S. and internationally. We are healthy, able to travel and we have the funds to do it. ...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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