Grandmother disappointed when she misses out

DEAR ABBY: Our daughter is celebrating her 50th birthday next month. Her husband, “Ben,” is throwing her a surprise party at a restaurant. We know because he asked us to watch and feed the teenage...

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

Son weary about mother’s moving plans

DEAR ABBY: I’m a guy in college, majoring in computer science. I live with my mother, who is in her 60s and works as an elementary school teacher. Right now, we live in an urban area, near some...

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

Man unsure he is biological father

DEAR ABBY: My first marriage ended in divorce 35 years ago because my wife had cheated on me several times. I suspected then that I wasn’t my daughter’s biological father. Lately I have been...

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

Coworkers ridicule blood-phobic woman

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 30-year-old female who has extreme blood phobia. I can’t see blood or hear people talk about anything blood-related. I pass out when my blood is drawn, and I cannot have a...

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

Married man won’t stop watching pornography

DEAR ABBY: Can you tell me why men watch porn? My husband watches porn on the computer at all hours of the night. When I found out about it six months ago, he promised he would stop doing it, but...

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

Daughter seeks role model

DEAR ABBY: My mother is extremely self-centered. Ever since I can remember, everything has always been about her. That’s probably why she and Dad split. You can’t have a conversation with her that...

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

Woman prefers alone time

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating a great guy for a few months. He treats me well and seems to care about me and my family. He offers to help with the bills and cleaning my place. He’s also kind and...

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

Approaches to religion could ruin relationship

DEAR ABBY: For the first time in my life, I am in love. We met about a month ago. I know he’s the man I have waited my entire life to meet. I am 33, so I know what I feel isn’t just lust. We have...

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

In-laws possible threat to couple

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 15 years and love my wife very much, but we drifted apart. Then I went and did something really stupid and had an affair. It lasted only a few weeks, and I...

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

Man’s wife disturbed by hands-on approach

DEAR ABBY: My husband cannot be around a female without putting his hands on her shoulder or back. He “has” to touch. I’m not jealous but embarrassed when I see women cringe and the expression on...

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

Teen questions relationship

DEAR ABBY: I am a 16-year-old girl in a somewhat happy relationship. When I first started dating my boyfriend, he was all about it, as was I. But now it seems like he’s only interested in sex....

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

Girls sharpen social skills

DEAR ABBY: I enjoy reading your column, especially letters regarding young girls and their social skills. I have two granddaughters who have the normal drama, mostly with other girls. I worry...

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

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