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Special series: Solutions to youth suicide in La Plata County

Man does not believe in marriage

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Pierre,” and I have been a couple for 18 months. We moved in together three months ago. The trouble is, Pierre is French, and he doesn’t believe in marriage. He says...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Son tries to revive memories of mother

DEAR ABBY: I’m 52. My mom died when I was 11. It wasn’t until I reached my mid-20s that I realized I have no memories of her, and few memories of my childhood before I was 11. Dad and I lived a...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Older man worried he looks too handsome

DEAR ABBY: I have never been married. I’ve been perceived as a “playboy” for many years now. I don’t mean to be, but when I sense the potential for a passionate romantic encounter with flowers,...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Son won’t let mother find romance

DEAR ABBY: I am a 64-year-old widow who lost my husband 5½ years ago. I became reacquainted with a former classmate at a high school reunion, and we started dating. He makes me laugh, takes me to...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Long-distance love tainted by local ex

DEAR ABBY: I am a retired male. My girlfriend is still working. We have been exclusive for three years. We live 300 miles apart, but see each other every two or three weeks for at least three days...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Dad’s affair kept secret

DEAR ABBY: My husband of 20 years has blindsided me by announcing he’s leaving. Come to find out he’s “in love” with a co-worker and thinks they are soul mates. Our close friends and family know...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man struggles to lose weight

DEAR ABBY: My husband has become very overweight, which has caused his sex drive – as well as his health – to suffer. I worry about him constantly, and I miss the intimacy we used to have. He is...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Sisters seek escape from sex trade

DEAR ABBY: I’m 19 and my sister is 16. We have been working as prostitutes here in our state and in several nearby states. We know we need help, but we are afraid to ask for it. Hotlines and...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Uncle against breast enhancement

DEAR ABBY: My wife’s niece, a high school senior, is a beautiful girl with an excellent, well-proportioned figure. Like many girls her age, she’s narcissistic and obsessed with her looks, and...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife tired of selfish husband

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to “Oscar” for more than 30 years. He has been inattentive for more than 25 of those years. Over the last 15 years, I have found erectile dysfunction medications in...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Husband wants wife to travel

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for 42 years. For the most part, we have had a good marriage. We raised two children, are helping to raise three grandchildren and still enjoy each...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Woman roped into friend’s affair

DEAR ABBY: I have two friends I am equally close to, “Jane” and “Mary.” We live in the same neighborhood. They are both married, live across the street from each other and spend time together...

DATE: June 24, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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