Girlfriend does not want sex

DEAR ABBY: I’m 22, and my boyfriend wants sex, but I absolutely do not. I don’t feel sexual desire – not at all. I’m asexual, but he refuses to believe me and insists my “past relations have...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Texts from mom raise concern

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating “James” for almost a year. Things have been rough for him recently. His depression has led to school attendance issues, but we got through it. The problem is James’...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife keeps debt a secret

DEAR ABBY: I am married to a great man, but he’s very tight with his money. We found out early in our relationship that we couldn’t have a joint account because it caused so much fighting. We...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

No wedding invite for selfless friend

DEAR ABBY: My co-worker and supposed friend asked if she could borrow my wedding dress because she thought it was so beautiful. I was thrilled to lend it to her and paid for the alterations ($200...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Guilt remains after friendship ends

DEAR ABBY: My “friend” from childhood, “Camille,” has never had my back. I have done the heavy lifting in our friendship our whole lives. While I was on vacation two years ago, she was diagnosed...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom charges rent after wedding

DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law owns the building my husband and I live in. I moved in with him about a year ago, before we were married. Because she owns the building, she doesn’t charge her son rent...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Grandma worries about exposed toddler

DEAR ABBY: My daughter “Scarlet” has a precious 18-month-old baby girl I’ll call Sierra. Scarlet, her husband and the baby spend a lot of time at their beach house, where they have several...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife attracted to woman causes confusion

DEAR ABBY: I am a 50-year-old woman. I have been married to my husband for 28 years and never cheated. We have a good life together, and our sex life has always been great, but I have recently...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man left jobless after surgery

DEAR ABBY: After 16 years of loyal and dedicated service to my employer, I find myself out of work. Months ago, I needed double knee replacements. I gave him three months’ notice about my surgery,...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Step Parents’ Day gains popularity

DEAR ABBY: In 1985 I met a lovely divorced lady with two adorable children. The three of us got along well. A year later I married into this family. Until then I had no children of my own. The...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Hormones could explain mood swings

DEAR ABBY: This is in response to “Crying Myself to Sleep” on June 2, who is suffering from drastic mood swings that involve crying, depression and anger. I experienced these, and it was horrible...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom fearful as daughter leaves for school

DEAR ABBY: I’m the proud mom of a wonderful 21-year-old daughter whom I find myself worrying about more and more lately. She just graduated from our local college and is heading to medical school...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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