Parents grin and pay for man’s upscale appetite

DEAR ABBY: Our son-in-law, “Brody,” has a very different lifestyle than ours and the one in which we raised our daughter. I pointed it out to her while they were dating, and she was not pleased. I...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dad wants appreciation for helping pay bills

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married just over a year. It’s the second marriage for both of us. Since our wedding, my father-in-law continually “reminds” us that he helped my wife...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife with sketchy memory depends on husband

DEAR ABBY: When my wife was 17 (she’s now 54), she was in a car accident. She and her three friends were high and drunk. She suffered two skull fractures, which have affected her memory. She...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mistress still mourns years after man’s death

DEAR ABBY: I don’t know what to do. I was having an affair with the most wonderful (married) man. I’m sure that he and I were the only ones who knew. He passed away unexpectedly a few years ago. I...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man ready to shop for new ‘latte’ source

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for 17 years. For the first 16 years, my wife would make me lattes without being asked. Last year, she announced she would no longer make any more lattes...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man ready to shop for new ‘latte’ source

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for 17 years. For the first 16 years, my wife would make me lattes without being asked. Last year, she announced she would no longer make any more lattes...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Newlywed’s world caves in when truth comes out

DEAR ABBY: I dated the perfect man for two years. When he asked me to marry him, I had to say yes. He was kind, gentle, attentive, easygoing, full of dreams, great sense of humor, an excellent...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Aunt seeks right approach to help niece

DEAR ABBY: I am concerned about my niece. She’s 18 and a senior in high school. Her father – my younger brother – is incarcerated and has been for 13 years. Our families have been alienated, but...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom wants strings on hand-me-downs

DEAR ABBY: I come from a large family. We are not wealthy but always loved dressing our children up for holidays. Because the outfits were expensive, as our children outgrew them, we passed them...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man gets angry at wife’s hurt feelings

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for two years, and my husband has three grown children. He was recently planning a getaway with the youngest and included me in the plans. I didn’t want to interfere...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wedding forces difficult decision on maid of honor

DEAR ABBY: My best friend is getting married next year and I am supposed to be the maid of honor. I am Jewish, and she scheduled her wedding on the first day of Passover. This also means her...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom needs help in puberty conversation

DEAR ABBY: I’m a mother of three beautiful little girls. I’m nervous about having to talk with my oldest about puberty and sex. She’s turning 10, and I know I need to start explaining certain...

DATE: July 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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