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Dear Abby: Family nanny is conflicted about exposing dad’s bias

DEAR ABBY: I am a full-time nanny for a family with two children, ages 7 and 9. The mother is wonderful, and so are the kids. But the father, who is absent due to work travel most of the time,...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Woman set for divorce except for legal fee

DEAR ABBY: I’ve always been a self-sufficient woman. I grew up in an abusive household, moved out at 16, and cut off contact with my family a couple of years later when it became apparent nothing...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Give everyone chance to taste teachers’ potluck specialties

DEAR ABBY: I have been a teacher for many years, and several times a year I encounter a dilemma I hope you can finally solve for me. When staff members get together for a potluck meal, is it bad...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Mother can give away baby clothes or donate for tax break

DEAR ABBY: My friend recently had a baby and could really use my daughter’s old clothes, as our girls are only a year apart and I have saved practically everything. But it will cost a considerable...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Eligible woman bemoans the hordes of clueless men

DEAR ABBY: Could you explain to me why, as a species, men are so blind and stupid? There are millions of smart, funny, sweet, attractive – even sexy – eligible women to whom men do not give a...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Unfaithful wife must insist on counseling

DEAR ABBY: I have been with my husband for 12 years, married for three. I had an affair a little over a year ago that he found out about. He has let me back into the house, but he demeans my...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

If grandparents aren’t online, find another way to connect

DEAR ABBY: My son “Travis,” age 9, is computer savvy, but his “Luddite” grandparents (my in-laws) live far away from us and don’t even have internet access. They are no longer able to travel, and...

DATE: April 8, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband seeks solution for jealousy

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 11 years but together for 15. We’ve had our ups and downs as normal couples do, but lately it seems like everything she does, I try and find something to...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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