Dear Abby

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Dear Abby: I stalked a DJ as a teen in the 80s, should I contact him again?

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman who stalked a radio personality during a troubled time in her life and a woman who noticed her neighbor's affair.

Dear Abby: My husband and I just bought our dream home, but I don't like him anymore

Dear Abby weighs in on a wife who is overly frustrated with her husband and a mother who is controlling her adult-daughter's life.

Dear Abby: My tenant isn't vaccinated for COVID, what do I do?

Dear Abby weighs in on a tenant who isn't vaccinated for COVID and a relationship that broke up do to financial woes.

Dear Abby: A bride asked me to be her maid of honor — I barely know her

Dear Abby advises a woman who does not want to invite a friend to be in her wedding party.

Dear Abby: My granddaughters wear thongs to family pool parties, it's embarrassing

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman outraged by her granddaughter's swimwear, a man looking for penance from his wife, and an annoying co-worker.

Dear Abby: I warded off my flirty manager's advances, now I'm in trouble at work

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman facing backlash at work for warding off a manager's advances and a woman whose partner's family won't speak to her.

Dear Abby: I want to throw away my daughter's gifts, is that wrong?

Dear Abby gives advice to a mother who doesn't know how to tell her mother-in-law to stop sending her daughter home with craft projects, since she won't use it after...

Dear Abby: I want to have sex with my doorman but we're both married

Dear Abby advises a grandparent unsure what to do about a spoiled child and a woman who is in love with their doorman.

Dear Abby: My friend's affair is interfering with our business

Dear Abby advises a woman who says her friend's affair is getting out of hand.

Dear Abby: My boyfriend got handsy with his ex-wife at a family photoshoot

Dear Abby advises a woman whose boyfriend of nine years was photographed being handsy with his ex-wife.

Dear Abby: I'm afraid my pregnancy will offend my closest friends

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman who has struggled with infertility and a neighbor who won't put his trash in the correct space.

Dear Abby: I've never loved my husband like I should, but I do love my old flame

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman who wants to have an affair and a woman struggling with her ex-husband dying of cancer.

Dear Abby: My brother's alcoholic wife says he can't speak to me anymore

Dear Abby advises a woman who says her brother's manipulative, alcoholic, just-plain-mean wife told him he has to cut ties with his family.

Dear Abby: How do I tell my friend I don't agree with her politics?

Dear Abby advises a woman who has been friends with another woman for 40 years, but now only calls her to talk about her ailing health and politics -- of...

My husband doesn't want to celebrate our 50th anniversary this year

Dear Abby advises a distraught woman whose husband disagrees with her on when they should celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Dear Abby: How can I tell if my neighbor is coming on to me?

Dear Abby weighs in on a neighbor who is not sure if his neighbors are trying to pursue him and a woman who is feeling left out of her friend's...

Dear Abby: My deceased sister apparently hated me, now her daughter is carrying it on

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman estranged from her family after her sister's passing, a woman hesitant to rekindle a high school flame and a lackluster workplace potluck.

Dear Abby: I'm upset my sons want to attend their father's second wedding

Dear Abby weighs in on a divorcè's annoyance that her sons are attending their father's wedding and a boyfriend who doesn't want to spend time with his girlfriend.

Dear Abby: My partner is still married to his ex-wife, we have a child together

Dear Abby weighs in on a woman's boyfriend who is still married, intrusive real estate and an introverted son.

Dear Abby: I gifted my daughter $400,000, now she says she needs space

Dear Abby weighs in on a mother who has gifted her daughter more than $400,000 to help pay for her home and a friend with a weird dining habit.