Without grave site, paying tribute to mom gets creative

DEAR ABBY: My mom passed away two years ago. Because she was cremated, there is no grave site to pay tribute to her. She lived in Rhode Island; I live in Florida. My roommate’s mother passed...

DATE: July 1, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Boy can’t resist playing with bullies

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 12-year-old boy with some generosity problems. When my neighborhood friends come to my house, I offer them some things (food, mostly) that are strictly off-limits, but it feels...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Suicide rate among older men overlooked

DEAR ABBY: My elderly father’s dearest friend committed suicide yesterday. He shot himself in the head. The family wasn’t even aware that he was depressed. Dad has lost three wonderful friends...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Teen immersed in electronics is losing touch with people

DEAR ABBY: I’ve been dating a wonderful woman for two years. She has a son in high school I’ll call “Jon.” Like many teens I see, he is constantly on his smartphone, his school-required tablet or...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Horoscope for June 28, 2017

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Be gentle during family discussions today, because you might come on too strong. By nature, you are a feisty, fiery sign! TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): You are...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Hospital patient receives surprise anatomy lesson

DEAR ABBY: I recently had to spend a night in the hospital following minor surgery. One of the female techs taking care of me leaned over me to straighten out the bedding and I could see...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Widower finds companionship, but isn’t ready for romance

DEAR ABBY: My wife died of cancer four years ago. She was my best friend, and the pain of losing her was more than I could cope with. I was in a fog for about two years, just going through the...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman takes a hands-off approach to blind dates

DEAR ABBY: I’m a single 38-year-old woman. I haven’t been in a relationship in more than 10 years because of school, work and kids. Lately, since I graduated, I have been on a string of blind...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Communication gap sparked by dad

DEAR ABBY: We are from the Middle East. My younger brother married an American woman and moved to Arizona, where her family lives. Because our dad didn’t approve, my brother made the plans...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Serial father keeps chummy relationships with his exes

DEAR ABBY: I recently met a 28-year-old father of three I’m interested in. He seems wonderful. He’s a hard worker, takes care of his responsibilities and is an amazing father to his children....

DATE: June 23, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Girlfriend deserves to know about man’s abusive past

DEAR ABBY: My brother is in a long-term relationship. Throughout my teenage years, he raped me every chance he got. The emotional and physical abuse has left my life broken. Should I tell his...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Gal pals can’t see positives in woman’s open marriage

DEAR ABBY: I’ve been in an extramarital relationship for 10 years. My husband knows, and so do my close friends. I love this man dearly, but neither of us want it to be full-time. I have...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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