Dear Amy: I need to distance myself from an eight-year friendship with a neighbor. This is hard to do, since we are more or less
Dear Readers: I recently published a question from a woman who signed her letter “Exasperated Mom.” This mom presented an honest and evergreen problem: How
Dear Amy: I feel very much a part of our country, and have many patriotic feelings. However, I believe that for some people, flying the
Dear Amy: During our marriage, my ex-husband rarely made time for us (although he was great with the kids when he was with them). Columnist
Some of us have approached the collective quarantine of the last few months in a Jean-Paul Sartre “No Exit” kind of way — “Hell is
After 9/11 plunged the world into a new era of war and terror, it would have been understandable to wonder if Tom and Ruth Ann
DEAR HARRIETTE: For the past few weeks, my apartment has been the focus of somebody’s wrath. Harriette Cole Someone has been running up to my
DEAR ABBY: I recently welcomed my third child, a baby boy who was wanted and planned. We are overjoyed. Our two daughters are just under
DEAR AMY: My husband and I have played a large role in our nieces’ and nephew’s lives. They had very rough childhoods. Columnist Amy Dickinson
DEAR TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER: My wife and I paid $10,096 for a cruise and tour on the Viking Idi for April. When the coronavirus pandemic flared
DEAR AMY: I am one of three friends living in a house together for the past three years. We are all in our early 30s.
DEAR AMY: Two years ago, our next-door neighbor was going to remodel his house in a way that would negatively impact us, so we asked
DEAR AMY: My husband and I have raised our granddaughter, “Allie,” since she was 3 years old. We adopted her a few years ago. She
DEAR AMY: I am getting married in August to an incredible guy. He’s kind, patient, hardworking, fun-loving, and we have a common picture of our
Campbell clues in kid’s book In her most recent book, “The Adventures of Jimmy and his Red Jacket,” local children’s author Julie Dart enshrined some
DEAR AMY: I live in northwest Washington state. I was out walking and paused to chat with neighbors while they were sitting on their porch.
DEAR AMY: When my son came out (a few years ago), I struggled at first. All I want is for him to be in a
DEAR AMY: In February, my husband and I had COVID-19, and it was a tough struggle. Our daughter lives two hours away with our only
Q: I spent $1,398 for a local Vail Epic Pass. Vail Resorts allows you to ski in Vail for 10 days with a local pass.
DEAR AMY: My husband and I have been together for about 10 years. Ever since having our son four years ago, the thought of physical
DEAR AMY: I live in a suburban area with large homes and large lots between them. Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune) Now that spring
DEAR ABBY: My fiancee has two daughters (14 and 11) from a previous marriage. Their dad, “Brett,” was just arrested for his fourth DUI, the
DEAR AMY: My mother-in-law recently asked if she could take our kids for the day. My husband and I were nervous about this, due to
DEAR ABBY: I am a 39-year-old woman, recently separated. I have been seeing a 45-year-old man who is also separated, but not divorced from his