Picking up the pieces after tragedy
April 23, 2015 Dear Annie: Last week, our son came home from high school and told us that a boy at his school had killed himself. The boy had been a friend of his since the fifth grade. more »»
How do I get over this man?
April 22, 2015 Dear Annie: I am a 59-year-old woman. Two years ago, I met this guy, “Jake,” and had feelings for him from a distance. We finally got together one night at a clu. more »»
Old flame is causing new problems
April 17, 2015 Dear Annie: Twelve years ago, my son moved his girlfriend into our home. “Lena” lived with us for four years, and we treated her like family. They broke up, and Lena moved out. more »»
Feel like I’m being played for a fool
April 16, 2015 Dear Annie: I have helped my wife’s daughter and family financially many times over the past 15 years. Eighteen months ago, I loaned them $600, and they promised they would pay me back. more »»
How can I address proper etiquette?
April 15, 2015 Dear Annie: How much can I ask my host about etiquette for her overseas wedding? I live in Canada. The bride is French. I met her when she was briefly living in my hometown. more »»
Global Youth Service Day held this week
April 14, 2015 Dear Annie: Young people are ready, willing and able to tackle the world’s most difficult challenges, and yet are vastly underrepresented as active citizens, decision-makers and problem solvers. more »»
Looking to keep the peace
April 13, 2015 Dear Annie: I am a disabled single mother of two, and I work part time. We live in a modest mobile home that is becoming too difficult for me to maintain. more »»
Tired of doing all the heavy lifting
April 11, 2015 Dear Annie: Why is it that I know six women who are divorcing their husbands? Why are there so many middle-aged men newly divorced? Why does it take a divorce to wake guys up? I’m 47 and have been... more »»
How do you tell your own mother how to live?
April 6, 2015 Dear Annie: I am expecting my first child. My mother is a wonderful, intelligent 68-year-old woman. She is also bipolar and seems incapable of keeping herself physically healthy and her house clean. more »»
Totally fed up with husband’s daughter
April 2, 2015 Dear Annie: I have been married to “Jerry” for 10 years. We each have adult daughters from previous relationships. Jerry has a peculiar relationship with his daughter, “Serena. more »»
Proper protocol for a long-distance wedding
April 1, 2015 Dear Annie: My son lives in California and is going to marry a local girl in the fall. Our entire family lives in the Midwest. My husband and I, along with our daughter’s family, will attend. more »»