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Dear Abby: I want to kick out my dad and his soon-to-be wife

Dear Abby weighs in on a man who wants to kick out his father and the 'equally nonworking' woman his dad is with, and advises a woman with a dismissive...

Dear Abby: Should a wife be expected to handle all of the responsibilities of hosting guests?

Dear Abby responds to criticisms of recent advice she gave to a woman who is tired of frequently hosting her husband's friends when they come to visit.

Dear Abby: My mother thinks we're best friends -- I feel like I'm the more mature one

Dear Abby weighs in on a daughter whose mother is acting more like her best friend than her parent.

Dear Abby: My pregnant girlfriend thinks I'm cheating on her

One Dear Abby fan writes to her for advice, while venting how he's done with his pregnant girlfriend after being accused of cheating on her.

Dear Abby: My elderly parents no longer want their kids or grandkids around -- what do I do?

Dear Abby shares her thoughts on a man who credits his life to her mother's work at Overeaters Anonymous and parents who are emotionally shutting down as they age.

Dear Abby: Should I confront my guests about my misplaced panties?

Dear Abby advises a woman who is embarrassed to see a pair of her pink panties misplaced at her home after she had invited a couple to stay in the...

Dear Abby: My fiancee keeps on being touchy with other men -- it bothers me

Dear Abby advises a man about how affectionate people are with his fiance and a smoker's requests from her pregnant daughter.

Dear Abby: I blocked my overbearing sister and she went to my in-laws

Dear Abby weighs in on an overstepping sister and a male/female relationship tested by marriages.

Dear Abby: My daughter's biological mother told her I'm not her 'real mom'

Dear Abby weighs in on an adoptive mother's struggle with her daughter's biological mom and a husband who changed during the pandemic.

Dear Abby: Should I skip my daughter's graduation if my wife can't come?

Dear Abby advises a man who's daughter did not invite his wife -- and his daughter's stepmom -- to her graduation ceremony.

Dear Abby: Should I lend my estranged sister money?

Dear Abby advises a woman who was estranged from her sister for over 30 years. Now that they've reconnected, the sister wants to borrow money, but this woman is hesitant...

Dear Abby: Do I tell my husband my ex is in our motorcycle club?

Dear Abby advises a woman who has just found out her ex is in the same motorcycle club as her and her husband -- and her husband has taken a...

Dear Abby: My daughter threw me out of the house over how I am raising her niece

Dear Abby advises a parent on how to handle the relationship with a daughter who "isn't mentally healthy" while raising a grandchild and another person on declining a wedding invitation.

Dear Abby: My son is disabled and our neighbor is making him a target

Dear Abby consults a mom with a special needs son who is being labeled "unstable" and "dangerous."

Dear Abby: My boyfriend is addicted to watching porn

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman's relationship with her boyfriend whose boyfriend is addicted to watching porn.

Dear Abby: I lost the love of my life -- I'm absolutely devastated

Dear Abby weighs in on someone who recently lost their wife and how to get out of the state of loneliness and depression.

Dear Abby: Should I tell my alcoholic daughter that I took her out of my will?

Dear Abby counsels a man who has taken out his alcoholic daughter and his distant grandsons from his will, but isn't sure if he should tell them he did so.

Dear Abby: My sister's addiction is killing our parents

Dear Abby advises someone on how to deal with their sister's addiction.

Dear Abby: My daughter doesn't want anything to do with me

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman's family drama and helps another woman cut ties with a bad friend.

Dear Abby: My boyfriend's pal is taking complete advantage of us

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman taking advantage of her friends' kindness and a daughter-in-law putting a cap on a party budget.

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