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Special series: Solutions to youth suicide in La Plata County

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

Stepmother tired of giving rides

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 2½ years. We have both been married before. I have a son, and he has three daughters. My son is married with two children. He works and is pretty...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man and mother interrupt plans

DEAR ABBY: I am a woman, 34, who has finally met the man I want to spend my life with. He’s 31, and his family lives about six hours away. He plans to move his mother here to live in the near...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man proposes to engaged woman

DEAR ABBY: I met the love of my life eight months ago. Everything about our relationship is perfect. We both love our families, fine food, games and, most importantly, each other. We met at an...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Older bachelor interested in teen girl

DEAR ABBY: I have a 59-year-old brother-in-law who has always been a “proud bachelor.” He isn’t a rich, handsome, George Clooney-type bachelor, but a hand-to-mouth, burping, uncouth “Shallow Hal”...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Cancer patient goes into detail

DEAR ABBY: A dear friend has been battling cervical cancer. Her condition has left her dependent on a colostomy bag. She’s not shy about discussing it on Facebook and in public, where she speaks...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Couple disagrees about adoption

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been happily married for two years. We both want biological children later, when the timing is right. A while ago, some friends adopted a little girl from...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Daughter saddened by Father’s Day

DEAR ABBY: My step-dad came into my life when I was a young teen. He never tried to replace my dad, and was very respectful of that relationship. I didn’t regard him as a father figure, but more...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Man’s history of rape could be exposed

DEAR ABBY: My best friend from childhood was repeatedly raped by her father from around age 13. She told me when we were 17. I reported it to a policeman but, back then, they couldn’t do anything...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Son fears for mom’s welfare

DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law constantly talks to my husband about committing suicide because she’s not happy with her life or her husband. My husband worries all the time and has offered to let her...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

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