Dear Abby

Parenting issue at wake: Niece’s behavior causes family rift

DEAR ABBY: My mother passed away recently. My sister, who lives in another state, flew in with her 4-year-old daughter, "Nikki," to attend Mom's...

After years of pinching pennies couple has cause to celebrate

DEAR ABBY: Our house will soon be paid off. My husband and I would like to have a party to celebrate, but we're not...

Confiscating phones may teach surly teens to show respect

DEAR ABBY: I'm the mother of two teenagers, ages 13 and 15. I am trying to teach them to do chores and help around...

Diabetic friend suffers close call miles away from hospital

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a lake house and invited a couple (close friends) to join us for a few days. The...

Teenager’s low self-esteem drags her boyfriend down, too

DEAR ABBY: I'm 16 and I need help. I have been in a relationship with my girlfriend, "Bailey," for six months and things are...

Teen's suicide attempt is the signal for friend to act

DEAR ABBY: I'm 13, and I'm writing you about my best friend. Her life at home has always sucked, but now it has reached...

Fiance’s service as Marine makes waves on homefront

DEAR ABBY: My fiance is in the Marine Reserves. He has been in for five years, and his contract is due to end next...

Woman must pick right time to reveal she can’t have kids

DEAR ABBY: I'm an attractive 30-year-old woman just out of a five-year relationship. I am starting to date again, but I have a complication...

Mother-in-law’s nightly calls invade couple’s private time

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 14 years. During that time her mother has called every single day. Initially, I was OK...

Man is slow to join wife and daughters after move

DEAR ABBY: My four girls and I recently moved from Texas to Florida to help out my in-laws. My husband, "Jeff," made a big...
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