Dear Abby

Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

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April 20, 2014

Grieving Daughter Anticipates Each Mother's Day With Dread

DEAR ABBY: It has been a year since my mother passed away. The month of February was especially tough because it was the month of her birthday and also the month in which she died. Mother's Day will be here soon, and I'm already feeling bitter, anticipating all of the commercials, advertising, brunches... continue

April 19, 2014

Teenage Girl's Boyish Figure Is Often Deceiving to Others

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 14-year-old girl with a problem. Because of my buzzed short hair, slim hips and flat chest, I frequently get mistaken for a boy. It really bothers me because, despite my haircut and body shape, I have a feminine face and I wear women's clothes and makeup. I'm not too much of a tomboy. ... continue

April 18, 2014

Assistant's Gruff Attitude Needs to Be Smoothed Out

DEAR ABBY: How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brownnoser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant. It was the third time she has said it. She is gruff and rude, and several people have complained to me about her attitude. Should I... continue

April 17, 2014

Father of Four Is Selfish to Put His Health at Risk

DEAR ABBY: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. I'm concerned about my husband. He is 44 and drinks at home every evening after work. I don't mind him having a few cans of beer, but he drinks between six and 12 a day. He refuses to see a doctor for checkups or when he is sick. I am worried about... continue

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