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Dear Abby

  • Brother with repeat offenses doesn't merit sister's support

    Dear Abby,My brother is older than I am and has been in and out of prison. He has stolen my things a ...
    April 26, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Trauma in teen’s past is secret she should keep

    Dear Abby: I’m a 16-year-old girl, just starting to dip my toes into the dating scene. It’s not that I haven’t wanted a boyfriend in the past, but I l ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Resentment is the thanks mom gets for helping son's family

    Dear Abby,My son, “Rick,” and daughter-in-law, “Amy,” seem to really dislike me. I try to be kind an ...
    April 23, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Readers have strong views on claiming seats in church

    Dear Abby,May I comment on your response to “Got Here First in Pennsylvania” (Jan. 7), who asked whe ...
    April 20, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • Explosive boyfriend must learn to control anger

    Dear Abby,I have known “Dean” for 10 years. We have been living together for 2. Since the beginning, ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Excitement over pregnancy dulled by husband's restrain

    Dear Abby: I have just found out I'm 10 weeks pregnant. Both sets of parents are overjoyed – it's their first grandchild – and I'm happy because this ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Rude and food are two ingredients that don't mix

    Dear Abby,My wife and I have a friend, “Jonah,” whom we love dearly, but he has no filter. He’s coll ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • Sexually active women must be vigilant about protection

    Dear Abby,I’m writing to warn as many other young women as I can about the dangers of unprotected se ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Pregnant teen weighs options for baby's future

    Dear Abby: I have had a very strained relationship with my father for many years. My mother and I are not close because she was incarcerated for most ...
    April 11, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Favorite uncle reveals himself with message

    Dear Abby,I am heartbroken. I have an uncle “Tony” I’m close to, who is like my best friend. I was s ...
    April 8, 2015 - 8:48 pm
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