Dear Abby

Local customs in China are in conflict with teacher’s ethics

DEAR ABBY: I have a problem and no clue how to solve it. I teach in an international primary school in China, and was...

Wife’s past experience looms large in present marriage

DEAR ABBY: I met my husband, "Jerome," two years ago. During our courtship, he helped me to find faith. Because of that, I wanted...

Promise of long-distance love tests a teenage relationship

DEAR ABBY: I am 13 and my boyfriend just moved to Colorado. He won't be back home for three years, but I ...

What food allergy sufferers don’t know can kill them

DEAR ABBY: I am a 25-year-old woman with a food allergy. Last year I was a guest at a Thanksgiving dinner where the host...

Octogenarian grateful for friendships

DEAR ABBY: Last Christmas I didn't hear from several of my longtime friends. I don't have a computer, but someone looked up online obituaries...

Family splinters in response to transgender son-in-law

DEAR ABBY: Our daughter, "Joan," and her husband, "Frank," have been married 19 years. Their only child will be 4 next month. A year...

Gift ideas for lingerie shower are naughty as well as nice

DEAR READERS: On May 18, I printed a letter from a young woman who had been invited to a friend's lingerie shower. "Bringing a...

Emotional intensity of work leaves man drained at home

DEAR ABBY: When I was in my 20s I chose a career whose long-term effects I hadn't anticipated. I am charged with telling people...

Wedding invitations don’t need to include everyone at work

DEAR ABBY: I teach at a fairly small school. My grade-level teaching team consists of five teachers who work closely together. During the last school...

Too many cooks would spoil beloved mother-in-law’s broth

DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law, Edye, was a wonderful cook and an accomplished hostess. Friends and family enjoyed being a part of her events, not...
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