Mother regrets allowing abuse

DEAR ABBY: I got pregnant very young and married the father. It was in the 1960s and things were different then. I didn’t realize my husband simply did not like children. I attributed it to the...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man is not father after 8 months

DEAR ABBY: My son and his live-in girlfriend were expecting a baby. My daughter planned the shower, and it was a wonderful eight months of excitement. I was included in the ultrasounds and all...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Alcoholic gets sober after wife leaves

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 17 years to the love of my life. I met her 40 years ago while we were growing up in the same neighborhood. Last year she decided our marriage was over. Nine...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Son is too personal while online dating

DEAR ABBY: My 40-year-old son signed up with an online dating site. He has a 17-year-old son and has never been married. During his initial contact with one woman, she mentioned she had several...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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

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