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Man cheated as wife cared for his mom

DEAR ABBY: My husband of 30-plus years cheated on me several years ago with one of his young private students. In our state, she would have been underage, but she was living in an adjacent state...

DATE: March 24, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man leaves wife, daughters at curb

Dear Abby: I coordinated and paid for a 70th birthday party for my terminally ill husband. Fourteen people were invited, and seven of them were related to my only sister, “Carla.” During the...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man mad when wife resists advances

Dear Abby: I have been married for 30 years. I still work full time, and my husband is now retired. We have had issues during most of our marriage, mainly concerning his not getting enough sex. A...

DATE: March 10, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man’s sudden death comes with shock

Dear Abby: A short time ago, I experienced a terrible loss. I came home from work one evening and found “Martin,” my boyfriend of almost 17 years, dead at the bottom of the stairs. I later found...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Aunt determined to keep girl safe

Dear Abby: One of my husband’s sisters has eight kids, ranging from 15 months to 20 years old. She hasn’t taken care of any of them for more than three years. They never saw a doctor, they didn’t...

DATE: March 5, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple’s trust issues multiply

Dear Abby: I dated a guy for 10 months. We constantly fought because of his lack of trust. He had been burned in previous relationships. After a recent argument (about lack of trust), I told him...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Daughter happily ghosts family

Dear Abby: I’m in my mid-30s, and about a year ago, I went from limited contact to no contact with two siblings and my mother. No single incident caused this, nor was there any history of...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband unsettled by attraction to man

Dear Abby: I am a 57-year-old married man. I share a house with my wife and daughter. After dinner last month, my wife and I had a big fight. I can’t believe the things we said. In 30 years, it...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman is trapped by guilt in friendship

Dear Abby: Years ago, I was friendly with a man from work who was very close to his mom. She came along with us once for lunch and ended up really liking me. From that point on, whenever he and I...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man hopes to move affair forward

Dear Abby: I have been communicating with this woman I work with. She is currently seeing a guy she’s been with for about four years. We have a clear connection and primal attraction and have both...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Separate beds give couple peace

Dear Abby: My wife and I have been married for 45 years. When she moved out of our bedroom, I was shocked. I thought she didn’t love me anymore. Then I realized that both our sleeping habits have...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple’s love story has lasted 55 years

Dear Abby: I met my lady on a blind date many years ago. When I knocked on the door, it opened and this beautiful girl was standing there. Thinking I could never be so lucky, I asked, “Is your...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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