Dear Abby

Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

December 28, 2014

New Husband's Suspicions Are Troubling to His Wife

DEAR ABBY: I recently got married. My husband goes through my purse, my papers, my jewelry, my clothes -- and even my underwear. He says that as my husband he has the right to do that. He says I am wrong to object. What are your thoughts on this? I feel like although I'm a wife, I am still a person and have... continue

December 27, 2014

Neat-Freak's Girlfriend Sweeps Suggestions Aside

DEAR ABBY: Is nitpicking a poor trait to have? I see it as a positive thing as long as matters are brought up in a helpful way. If you want a healthy relationship with the person you live with, isn't it best to tell her what you think should be done and how? Two examples: My girlfriend likes to take her... continue

December 26, 2014

Suicidal Internet 'Friend' Needs Professional Help

DEAR ABBY: I'm a grad student who enjoys perusing social networks for jokes and stuff. The other day I came across a post from someone who said he wanted to kill himself. Naturally, I kind of freaked out. I contacted the person to ask him not to and thankfully he didn't. Normally I don't do the... continue

December 25, 2014

Wife Who Can't Make Up Her Mind Is Driving Husband Away

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for more than 10 years and have two children. My wife has a hard time making decisions, which has resulted in some issues such as hoarding, never having gotten a living room set, not replacing old carpets (which is causing potential health issues), not buying a new car or painting the house. ... continue

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