Bluesman’s wife feels no love after festival incident

DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Ray,” and I have been together for 10 years and, like most couples, we have had our ups and downs. Ray is a professional musician, so a lot of my time is spent supporting...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man faces choosing between job and his dream lifestyle

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 47-year-old man. I live alone in a small city in New York. I have a good job. I have been with the company for years and my bosses take good care of me. However, I want to live a...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Widow reconsiders romantic overture from an old friend

DEAR ABBY: This is something I can’t talk about in my grief support group. I’m a 70-year-old widow. I lost my dear husband of 35 years 17 months ago. I always was more sexual than he was. Since...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family cycle of abuse is legacy of sexual predator

DEAR ABBY: I recently moved to Texas and met my teenage niece for the first time. After I got there I learned she had been molested by her mother’s father at the age of 3. He had also molested her...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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

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