Dear Abby

Not her first proposal

DEAR ABBY: I met the love of my life eight months ago. Everything about our relationship is perfect. We both love our families, fine...

Bachelor's interest in teen alarming

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...

Cancer patient in public

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...

Couple disagree on 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...

Father’s Day a painful emptiness for her

DEAR ABBY: I got a stepdad when I was a young teen. He never tried to replace my dad, and was very respectful of...

Secret history of molestation

DEAR ABBY: My very best friend growing up was repeatedly raped by her father from around age 13. She told me when we were...

Unhappy 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...

Retired man's silent treatment

DEAR ABBY: My husband, who is retired, now prefers to talk exclusively to people under 21. He says he is "mentoring" them, though I...

Detour to a strip club

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year and a half. We are planning on moving to California together in...

Dad's rocky relationship

DEAR ABBY: I'm turning 17 and live with my dad and his girlfriend. They have broken up four times, causing my dad and me...
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