Dear Abby

Dear Abby

The Archive

Dear Abby: My sons have both isolated themselves from our family, I don't know what I did

Dear Abby weighs in on two sons isolating themselves from their family and a friend who is often left alone on holidays.

Dear Abby: My friend lacks class and it shows, I no longer feel close to her

Dear Abby weighs in on a friend who made two glaring oversights and a husband who procrastinates doing his family's taxes.

Dear Abby: How do I tell my wife she's obese?

Dear Abby weighs in on a wife who's lost interest in how she looks.

Dear Abby: My niece is being a total bridezilla, her mom may boycott the wedding

Dear Abby weighs in on a bridezilla isolating her family over minute details and a man who's wife is holding a grudge against him for his verbal abuse years ago.

Dear Abby: My wife is cheating on me with someone I know – she brings him to our house

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman having an affair with a married and a woman excluded from the family group chat.

Dear Abby: My boyfriend hasn't worked in six years — should I dump him?

Dear Abby advises a woman who is questioning her relationship with her boyfriend who has been out of work for years.

Dear Abby: I'm jealous that my husband gives more attention to our dog than me

When I ask for more affection, he accuses me of being jealous of the dog.

Dear Abby: My son's wife has an eating disorder and now it's affecting their children

Dear Abby helps a mother concerned about her daughter-in-law's eating disorder and how it is affecting the children.

Dear Abby: My family isolated my son before he killed himself, I'm full of resentment

Dear Abby weighs in on a family whose isolation led a man to suicide and a one-sided friendship on the rocks.

Dear Abby: My wife of 20 years left me, she's saying I use my illness as an excuse for bad behavior

Dear Abby weighs in on a man whose injury caused a decline in his mental health and a mother debating when to move her son out of his hometown.

Dear Abby: My mother-in-law complains constantly – she loves to suffer

Dear Abby weighs in on a mother-in-law who complains constantly but won't accept help and a sister who has found herself in a financially and emotionally draining relationship.

Dear Abby: I don't know if I should tell my kids my boyfriend has HIV

Dear Abby weighs in on a man deciding if his children need to know his partner is HIV-positive and an estranged relationship with a sibling.

Dear Abby: My family won't stop quizzing me on my terminal illness, I'm just trying to live the rest of my life

Dear Abby weighs in on a family not respecting their loved one's wishes and a mother intruding on her son's visitation with his long distance girlfriend.

Dear Abby: I was ghosted by a man who asked me to move in with him -- I'm furious after finding out the reason why

The man may have abruptly stopped communicating with you because the woman he has been involved with found out about the romance he was having with you.

Dear Abby: My husband and I seem to be drifting apart, and I'm at a breaking point

Dear Abby helps a wife of 32 years on what to do with her and her husband's marital problems.

Dear Abby: People keep asking me if my children have the same father, it's impolite

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman who's children's appearances cause questions and a 5-year-old who doesn't respect house rules.

Dear Abby: My husband loves me but his family hates me

Dear Abby helps a soon-to-be wife with what to do with her husband's family lacking moral support.

Dear Abby: My grandson will only eat fast food, I'm not lovin' it

Dear Abby weighs in on a child who only eats fast food, a frustrated shopper and a stepfather with a health scare secret.

Dear Abby: I feel disconnected from my son after his interracial marriage

Dear Abby weighs in on a mother who feels her son has distanced himself after marriage and a marriage that's separated but still shares a home.

Dear Abby apologizes for previous advice: 'I could have done better'

Dear Abby apologizes for misguided advice, and weighs in on a family member who paid to stay at their sister-in-law's home.

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