Dear Abby

Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

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

November 21, 2014

Son's Sex Life Is Exposed by Unlucky Coincidence

DEAR ABBY: How much interest in an adult child's sex life is normal? My mother seems obsessed. I hooked up with a girl a couple of months ago on a Friday. She spent most of the weekend with me. We both knew it wouldn't go further than that. It turns out she works with my mom, who by chance... continue

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