Dear Abby

Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

February 01, 2015

Couple Kisses and Makes Up, but Family Tension Remains

DEAR ABBY: A few years ago, my husband and I had problems. Our marriage was going downhill, but we have recently managed to work things out. My problem is, I sounded off to my mother, who had never held him in very high esteem to begin with. She told me she never wanted to see him again. She has finally accepted... continue

January 31, 2015

Girlfriend Kept in Shadows Begins to See the Light

DEAR ABBY: I am 21 and confused. My boyfriend, "Ethan," and I broke up five months ago, but we recently got back together. The problem is, he hides the fact that we're together. I'm not allowed to put anything on Facebook or even comment or "like" anything on his page. He hardly even talks to me... continue

January 30, 2015

Seizure in Classroom Prompts Lesson on Reaction for Kids

DEAR ABBY: Last week, I had a seizure in front of my fourth-grade students. This has never happened to me before, so I had never spoken to my students about such a thing. I want to write them and their families a letter expressing my apologies, thanking them for their kind thoughts and giving basic advice on how to handle a... continue

January 29, 2015

Woman's Love for Boyfriend Doesn't Spill Over to His Son

DEAR ABBY: I am in a great relationship with a wonderful man, "Kevin." He loves me very much and we get along well. I have three kids -- two with special needs -- and Kevin loves them and treats them like his own. He also has a son, age 6, who has cystic fibrosis. I love Kevin and can see myself... continue

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