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  • Dear Abby: Take a moment to honor our nation's fallen

    Dear Abby,Americans are at their best when they unite around a noble purpose. On Memorial Day, that ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Dear Abby: Mom objects when kids are made to pay for roughhousing

    Dear Abby,We visit my in-laws two or three times a year. During our most recent visit, my kids (ages ...
    May 25, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Dear Abby: The walls have ears, and they belong to mom

    Dear Abby,My mom lives with me and my hubby. Recently, I found out she walks around at night because ...
    May 24, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Dear Abby: Co-worker isn’t in a giving mood

    Dear Abby,A coworker has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. She’s not sure how long she might have ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Dear Abby: His-and-hers counseling isn’t the answer

    Dear Abby,My girlfriend and I have been together for 3 years and we have a 1-year-old daughter. Unfo ...
    May 22, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Mom's vacation plans cause headache for New York intern

    Dear Abby: I recently received a very competitive internship in New York. I'm excited and can't wait ...
    May 21, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Dear Abby: College-bound girl wonders if she’s too old for boyfriend

    Dear Abby,I’m a senior girl in high school and have been dating a sophomore, even though he’s less t ...
    May 19, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • Dear Abby: Wife does a happy dance, but husband doesn’t

    Dear Abby,My wife of 15 years has recently begun spending a lot of time with a group of women who so ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • Dear Abby: How sweet it is: Abby’s recipe booklet

    Dear Abby,I’ve heard that your dessert recipes are unmatchable and I’d like to have them. Some time ...
    May 17, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • Dear Abby: Wife isn't kidding about wanting children

    Dear Abby,My husband and I have been together for 8 years, but married only a few months. It took hi ...
    May 16, 2016 - 2:38 pm
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