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Eighth-grader issues warning after friend shares nude photo

DEAR ABBY — I'm writing to you about an experience I had that might be useful to girls my age and older. I'm in eighth grade and I'm friends with more boys than girls. Because I'm a … more

Man left wife high and dry, now begs for 2nd chance

DEAR ABBY — I was divorced for 10 years, and am now remarried. Four months after we said "I do," my first husband left me (on Valentine's Day!) without a word. It was out of character for … more

Whole family's safety put at risk by domestic violence

DEAR ABBY - I grew up watching my mom being abused by her husband. It was terrible. Unfortunately, he eventually murdered her. She was only 36. I was 16 at the time and although it has taken almost 30 years, I have finally found peace. My message … more

Ride in vintage car makes passenger fear for her life

DEAR ABBY - Recently a friend came over and took me to lunch. She has a small, 50-year-old vintage car that was very popular in the '60s. She had come from Marin County over the Golden Gate Bridge to my house. As she drove us to the restaurant, … more

Crush on mother-in-law's new husband stirs tension

DEAR ABBY - My son and his wife have been together 10 years. They met and fell in love young. They are only 25 and have two beautiful children. I remarried three years ago and my son's wife was instantly attracted to my 54-year-old husband. It's … more

Patience, pocketbook are worn thin by grandkids

DEAR ABBY - I recently moved back home to help take care of my mom. We get along well but there's one major issue. She has to care for my brother's four kids every day and is pretty much raising them. Because they are loud, whiny, rude and … more

Make the most of a new year by taking one day at a time

DEAR READERS — Welcome to 2018! A new year has arrived, and with it our chance for a new beginning. Today we have an opportunity to discard destructive old habits for healthy new ones, and … more

Cheating partner shifts blame for collapse of relationship

DEAR ABBY — My partner of 11 years has decided he is no longer in love with me. He says it's because he thinks I cheated on him. I have told him repeatedly that it didn't happen, which is … more

Patient's romantic feelings for doctor cause turmoil

DEAR ABBY - I started seeing a new doctor six months ago to be treated for a serious medical condition. I respect his medical opinion and the fact that many doctors treating my condition would be judgmental and lack compassion. He has offered … more

Man's desire for wife wanes after witnessing overdose

DEAR ABBY - I have been married for three years to a woman who is very beautiful inside and out. (We have been together for six years.) Recently, I found out she is addicted to pain meds - and two months ago she confided that she had gotten hooked … more

Wife loses weight after husband's threat of divorce

DEAR ABBY - I have been married for 18 years and have two wonderful kids, ages 14 and 12. Ten months ago, my husband said to me, "I told you I would divorce you if you ever got fat." I was shocked! Yes, I have gained some weight over the years, but … more

Couple's chilly marriage is subzero following election

DEAR ABBY - I'm at a loss as to how to stay in my 21-year marriage. In August, when our twin daughters leave for college, my wife and I will become empty nesters. We haven't had sex in more than 2 1/2 years and before that it didn't happen more than … more

Resentment over brief affair has divided family for years

DEAR ABBY — Seventeen years ago, I had a (minor) tryst with my wife's sister. Months later, it came to light during an unfortunate phone conversation. Since then, my wife and I have gone … more

Teenage mom still bears brunt of her father's anger

DEAR ABBY — I'm 18 years old and I have a son who's 3. I'm still in school and live with my parents. My parents treat me like I'm a nobody and always bring up how I got pregnant. They … more

Vacation plans are tripped up by broken ankle

DEAR ABBY - I had planned a trip to Europe with my friend "Elizabeth," a friend of hers and Elizabeth's daughter. The plan was I would share rooms with Elizabeth. We paid for the hotels in advance. Shortly before our scheduled departure I fell, … more

Family split as a result of long-repressed assault

DEAR ABBY - I am estranged from my sister, whom I love dearly. The reason goes back many years. When I was 13, her husband got me drunk and molested me. While I never forgot, I did repress it - possibly due to my age. Time went on, I thought I … more
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