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Bio-Mom withdraws when child seeks relationship with Bio-Dad

Andy in Georgia writes to Dear Abby that he has made contact with his bio-dad.  His mother however has responded coldly to this news.  Andy reports “After I told her … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dear Abby perpetuates male stereotypes

It sounds like the same old story.  And maybe it is, for all we know.  But, based on what was printed and shared, Dear Abby is guilty, again, of perpetuating … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

When two don’t dance

BALLROOM BETSY writes into DEAR ABBY that she loves to dance but that her boyfriend of two years “Jonah” isn’t a good dancer.  They plan to take lessons together.  But … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Men need to hear it from men

CLASSIC OVER ANALYZER tells DEAR ABBY that his lunch date, a woman he’s been seeing for about month and things have been going well, canceled their lunch date citing a … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

When lonely by design no longer works

LONELY BY DESIGN writes DEAR ABBY sharing that he took on the responsibility of his young niece three years ago and hasn’t dated since. He says he was pretty active … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Controlling Pregnant New Wife

NEW HUSBAND IN WYOMING writes into DEAR ABBY saying that “things I thought I could tolerate before we were married” are really starting to bug him.  An example?  His wife has … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Money in marriage has changed

WONDERING IN WASHINGTON writes to DEAR ABBY commenting on the money management of their children’s generation.  They observed their son’s-in-law spending money without consulting their spouses and wondered where the … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment