Age is no barrier for man long in love with neighbor

DEAR ABBY: I’m 36, doing very well in business, single and deeply in love with a 58-year-old woman. She has been a neighbor since I was in grade school. She’s petite, pretty, intelligent, cheerful...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Family’s disapproval stops woman from opening up

DEAR ABBY: I’m a pansexual female and open about it with my friend and also my brother. The rest of my family is super Christian. I tried to bring up the “gay” word, but they’re all against it and...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Distant sisters work to close the gap in their relationship

DEAR ABBY: A few years ago, my sister mailed me a long letter detailing her resentment for me and our lack of closeness. She said she wanted to have a relationship. After reading it, I reached out...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dedicated walker tripped up by chatty co-workers

DEAR ABBY: I have a step tracker. I am dedicated to getting in at least 10,000 steps every day, most of them walking around inside my office building at lunch. I walk quickly, often with...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Grandma plays favorites with plan for her assets

DEAR ABBY: My mother raised my two nephews because of their parents’ drug addiction. They are now adults (21 and 25). As a result of these circumstances, Mom was never able to be a fun, doting...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Unwitting comments from dad cause childless daughter pain

DEAR ABBY: I am a 40-year-old childless single woman. I spent several years doing various day care jobs and have great love for children, but due to female health issues, I am unable to have my...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man puts out a welcome mat only for his side of the family

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 10 years, and he treats my family and friends very different compared to how he treats his own. A few months ago, my sister called me at 9 p.m. She...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

New job in new state tests strength of men’s relationship

DEAR ABBY: I am a gay man who has been dating a divorced man for nine months. I’m 25 and he is 50. He was married to a woman for more than 20 years and has three children. (I am the age between...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Lawyer’s petition to help friend study is dismissed

DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend, “Samantha,” whom I met in law school four years ago. We both graduated in 2014. I have passed the bar exam, and so have all our friends from school, but Samantha...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman worries lazy fiance will also be lazy husband

DEAR ABBY: My fiance, “David,” and I are getting married soon. We have been living together and engaged for a year, and together eight years. It takes him forever to get things done around the...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Name-calling mom attempts to disrupt son’s marriage

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to “Amanda” for four years. During that time, my parents, especially my mother, have called her and her family “trashy” because they live in a rural area in Texas. ...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Old friend’s sudden withdrawal causes a crisis of confidence

DEAR ABBY: My best friend, “Ann,” abruptly ended our friendship seven years ago and I still can’t get over it. We were friends from the time we were in first grade until we were 48. We were...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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