Friend doesn’t share same desire

DEAR ABBY: I have been best friends with “Mickey” for about five years. We spend every day together and go out to dinner/movies/events, etc. He sleeps over at my house, and I cook for him almost...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Introvert slow at fitting in at new job

DEAR ABBY: I started a new job a month ago. It’s a well-paying job at a great company. My problem is I’m an insecure introvert. Making friends has always been hard for me. At this new job, my desk...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife finds extra lingerie in bed

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 31 years. We have four lovely children and seven grandchildren. I went to visit a friend out of state for a week. After I returned home, I went to...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Homebody would rather skip plans

DEAR ABBY: I’m struggling with a situation with my friends and colleagues. I have a routine I stick to that keeps my priorities in check. I get done with work, go home, have dinner, work out and...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

A practical approach to dating?

DEAR ABBY: I am writing you about dating in these modern times. Lately, I have become perplexed at the vanity and immoral behavior now associated with the task of dating. I’m a single man living...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man refuses to talk about marriages

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for 34 good years. He’s a little older than I am and was married twice before we met while in our 20s. (They were very brief marriages.) When we...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband takes expenses to extremes

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for seven years and have two young boys. My husband, “Cliff,” and I earn approximately the same amount and contribute equally to our household expenses. It bothers...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Unromantic man irks his girlfriend

DEAR ABBY: I am 25 and have been with my boyfriend on and off for five years. I love him very much. I often overthink things, and a constant frustration of mine is that he makes no romantic...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mom drags feet pursuing romance

DEAR ABBY: My dad died when I was young. He and Mom had a beautiful marriage. Mom was in a long relationship after his death and has been single for three years now. She has been spending lots of...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Mix-up causes invitation confusion

DEAR ABBY: I recently received an online invitation to a New Year’s Eve party at the home of a dear cousin. Having not heard from her in a while, I decided to call her to express our delight at...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Quilt may bring back sad memories

DEAR ABBY: Several years ago, my daughter got pregnant. She and her husband were overjoyed, as was I. Being a quilter, I immediately made a baby play quilt. However, before I could send it, she...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Sparks fail to fly for single mother

DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend who is in her mid-30s. She’s a wonderful, divorced, hardworking Christian mother of four who has finally ventured back to the dating scene. She’s currently seeing...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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