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Dear Annie: Complimenting good behavior

Dear Annie: A few months ago, someone wrote to you about how uncomfortable the bad manners of children of a relative made her feel at large family gatherings and dinners. I read your column faithfully and did not see any readers’ suggestions printed in the following weeks. Of course, large ...

Dear Annie: Husband feels unappreciated

Dear Annie: I’ve been married for 26 years. I have a 24-year-old son at home on the autism spectrum, and his 4-year-old daughter, of whom he has full custody. They get by with my help, and money, of course. I have always been a very loving and supportive husband. I cook, clean, do laundry ...

Dear Annie: Former cheater unsure how to move forward

Dear Annie: I have been married for 15 years. A little over a year ago, I started having an affair with an ex-girlfriend. The affair ended a month ago. It is over and done with. I am not sure if I should tell my wife about it or just keep it a secret. I feel that if I tell her, nothing good ...

To Your Good Health: Lymphedema in both legs requires continuous drainage

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have lymphedema in both legs, and I’m undergoing drainage every day for two hours for the next two weeks. They wrap my legs with four to five different wraps and lightly massage them in an upward motion. I sleep in a recliner, and I sit in my wheelchair most of the day due ...

Dear Annie: Supervisor is caffeine fiend

Dear Annie: I work in a small office with only four employees and one supervisor. Two of my colleagues and I are coffee drinkers. Instead of starting a coffee fund, we started taking turns bringing in a fresh container when we find the previous one is running low. This system has worked for us ...