Man struggles with new wedding

DEAR ABBY: My wife passed away two years ago at age 40 after a long bout with cancer. We had three children, ages 7 to 12. I am 44 and engaged now to a wonderful woman. We are planning to have a...

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

Couple celebrates 50 years

DEAR ABBY: When I was 16 and wanted to get married, my father suggested I write to Dear Abby (your mom was writing the column back then) and ask her opinion. He said he would agree with what she...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | COLUMN: Dear Abby

Wife loses attraction to husband

DEAR ABBY: I’m not attracted to my husband. I love him and don’t want to live without him, but I do not want to be physically intimate with him. I know it is unfair to him, and I have tried...

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

Family shuns cannabis user

DEAR ABBY: My brother-in-law found out I smoke marijuana. I have a medical card and some mental disabilities. Marijuana helps with my anxiety. Although we live near each other, my in-laws now...

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

Travelers mooch rides to airport

DEAR ABBY: We have some friends who take a couple of expensive extended vacations each year. They go to Europe and take cruises. For the last four years, they have never once booked ground...

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

Dating stumps young college girl

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 16-year-old girl who has started college early. I love my classes, and I’m glad to be here. The problem is, the dating culture here is huge. People go on dates all the time. I...

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

Living choice causes family rift

DEAR ABBY: How old does a child have to be before she is able to choose a relative to live with? I’m the one my granddaughter wants to stay with. Her home life is in turmoil because of her...

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

Car from son becomes burden

DEAR ABBY: My son bought me a car in 2012. I had no idea he was doing it. He traded my car in for this newer car. During the last five years this “gift” has been nothing but a sore spot. If I...

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

Wife wants to date others

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 72-year-old married woman. My husband has atypical Parkinson’s and can no longer talk or walk. I exercise six days a week, but I need someone to talk to, to share life with. I...

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

Father’s wife suffering depression

DEAR ABBY: My wife gave birth to our twin girls almost a year ago, and for the most part, things have been great. They are happy and healthy, but I’m not sure how happy my wife is. I’m afraid she...

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

Gender opinions split family

DEAR ABBY: Our daughter, “Joan,” and her husband, “Frank,” have been married 19 years. Their only child will be 4 next month. A year and a half ago, Frank came out as a transgender female. Joan is...

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

Woman gets used to not cooking

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 64-year-old woman, divorced for 27 years. A nice guy I’ll call “Ronnie” has taken me out to lunch and dinner several times. He really likes me and I really like him, but I’m...

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

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