Man tired of dating ready to quit

Dear Abby: In the last few years I have had a string of failed relationships. Nothing bad happened, and there were no fights or arguments. The ladies tell me I’m great and an amazing person. Yet...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple battles over who pays bills

Dear Abby: My newly retired husband and I lead a nice life and are in good health. Our two girls are grown and established. Our battle is over my husband “taking back” some of the duties I have...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Tradition changes after mom’s death

Dear Abby: Every summer, my husband and I, our two boys and my parents would take several vacations at Mom and Dad’s lake home. This is where Dad grew up and where we spent countless vacations as...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom miffed son gets no time with dad

Dear Abby: My ex-husband and I have been divorced for five years. I have sole custody of our 6-year-old son, “Charlie.” My ex lives five hours away with his current wife and her four children. He...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Serial dater’s love life hard for friend

Dear Abby: I have a guy friend who goes from girl to girl constantly. People talk about what a player he is and say he doesn’t really like the women he’s dating. He has been called desperate –...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Friend’s lifestyle alters time together

Dear Abby: My wife, “Libby’s,” dearest friend of 20 years, “Melanie,” has changed her lifestyle. Melanie and her husband have become “swingers.” Now when Libby meets her socially, all Melanie can...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Widower stunned by delayed grief

DEAR ABBY: My wife died recently. We were very happy. We had six beautiful children and were married for 58 wonderful years. It has been a month since her funeral, and I have been able to cope...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Romance with ex’s sister causes rift

Dear Abby: I am a 57-year-old man who has been divorced for eight years. (My ex-wife was the one who filed.) I recently reconnected with my ex-wife’s sister, “Edith,” whom I hadn’t seen in years....

DATE: June 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Unhappy wife is loath to be first in her family to divorce

Dear Abby: I am an attractive woman who has been married for 30 years. I think my husband has been cheating on me for most of them. Through the years I have seen the telltale signs and confronted...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Tiny apartment overwhelmed by gift

Dear Abby: My husband and I are expecting a baby in a few months. My father and his wife asked if we would like a large crib/changing table/shelf combination they took a fancy to at an antique...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom fears son headed for heartbreak

Dear Abby: I am very close to my 19-year-old son. He is kind, sweet and big-hearted. He has learning disabilities and the maturity level of probably a 15- or 16-year-old. Naturally, I am...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Girlfriend competes for time with ex

Dear Abby: I have been dating my boyfriend for two years. He is 10 years older, in his mid-40s. He is wonderful, kind, smart, and treats me well. There is only one issue: He still lives with his...

DATE: May 29, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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