Relationships

Ask Amy: I want my unhappy neighbor to leave me alone

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

Ask Amy: I used the tuna casserole to send a message

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

Ask Amy: I want to fly the flag on the Fourth without making a political statement

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

Ask Amy: I’m afraid of what they might do at my wedding

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

Relationships: Living in close quarters during COVID-19 can be a challenge

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

UC Berkeley center pioneers the science of well-being and doing good in the world

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

Harriette Cole: Someone keeps crashing into my door, and I don’t know who

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’m hurt by how these ‘friends’ reacted to my baby

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

Ask Amy: How long can one use ‘a rough childhood’ as an excuse?

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

Travel Troubleshooter: Los Altos Hills traveler asks, where’s my Viking Cruise refund?

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

Ask Amy: My boyfriend’s buddy was here before me, but I want him gone

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.

Ask Amy: My husband behaved badly, and now the neighbors snub me

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

Ask Amy: Should we tell this teen what her mother is really like?

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

Ask Amy: I speak my mind, and it makes these women cry

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 community briefs for the week of May 29

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

Ask Amy: My neighbor’s invitation was nuts, but of course I can’t say that

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.

Ask Amy: My worries about his boyfriend made my son irate

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

Ask Amy: His selfish outing put our family at risk

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

Problem Solved: Vail Resorts canceled the rest of the season. Where’s my refund?

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.

Ask Amy: I know my sex life isn’t normal, but I can’t change

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

Ask Amy: My neighbor shamed me for what I was doing in my own yard

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: Dad’s a drunk, and his kids are told to ‘get over it’

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

Ask Amy: She lied about the playdate and put our kids at risk

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: His wife made a scene at our work, but I don’t want to give him up

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

1 2 3 5
menu
menu