Dear Abby

Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

November 25, 2014

Little Thefts From Garden Add Up to Big Annoyance

DEAR ABBY: I live in a 55-and-older mobile home park. Because my coach isn't huge, I have a nice little backyard where I have a small vegetable garden and a lovely lemon tree. One day while I was tending my garden, the woman who lives behind me came over to say hello and admire my vegetables. When she saw I... continue

November 24, 2014

Tardy Worker Who Was Fired Seeks Right Time to Explain It

DEAR ABBY: I was recently fired from my job for chronic tardiness. I have worked at this business for four years, and although I knew my lateness was seen as a problem by my boss, it was still a surprise. Now that I'm back in the job market again, I'm wondering if I need to mention my previous tardiness... continue

November 23, 2014

Couple Loses Connection Following Pregnancy's End

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 13 years. Early on, we struggled to have children and needed reproductive specialists in order to have our two beautiful girls, ages 4 and 8. During my wife's second pregnancy she had mini-strokes. We were advised against another pregnancy, which surprisingly... continue

November 22, 2014

Teen Hesitates to Approach Parents About Fear of Ocd

DEAR ABBY: I'm 13 and I'm afraid I may have OCD. I want to find out, but what's standing in my way is that sometimes my parents think I make stuff up to get attention. I'm afraid to tell them, but I know if I do, it will answer my question. Can you give me some advice? -- ANONYMOUS IN OHIO DEAR... continue

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