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Annie’s Mailbox: Suspicions have no merit

Dear Annie: My 41-year-old fiance, “Michael,” recently started a new job that requires some overnight travel. Last week while out of town, a 21-year-old female co-worker asked Michael’s help to …


Annie’s Mailbox: Find ways to ease stress

Dear Annie: A few years ago, the company I work for laid off a number of employees. This had a devastating effect on morale, but those of us who remained …


Annie’s Mailbox: Report animal mistreatment

Dear Annie: About four years ago, a preacher and his family moved next door to us, and we have had it up to here with them. The latest episode involved …


Annie’s Mailbox: Talk to brother about heirlooms

Dear Annie: My brother is married to a woman I will call “Devon.” She is an only child and accustomed to having her way. Our last surviving parent recently passed …


Annie’s Mailbox: Get people you trust involved

Dear Annie: I’m a 15-year-old girl who has been having problems with another girl for about a year. She’s basically stalking me over the computer. I’ve received multiple threatening messages …


Dear Annie: Brother may be abusing his kids

Dear Annie: My grandfather molested me when I was a child, and I have been in therapy much of my adult life as a result. My entire family has a …


Dear Annie: Without trust, marriage is over

Dear Annie: I recently learned that during my entire marriage my husband has visited strip clubs, touched other women and had lap dances. He says he’s sorry. “Andy” has never …


Dear Annie: Ask Elder Abuse to investigate

Dear Annie: My next-door neighbor, “Tillie,” is in her 90s. She is able-bodied, but her mind is slowly slipping. We had a great relationship until she allowed her nephew, his …


Dear Annie: Childhelp looks into abuse cases

Dear Annie: My best friend, “Jayne,” is also my former sister-in-law. She and my brother divorced several years ago. My brother has limited contact with their children, but I have …


Dear Annie: Teach daughter to follow rules

Dear Annie: My child is in the fifth grade. She is a well-behaved girl and an excellent student. I have always tried to teach her to be respectful and honest. …


Dear Annie: Use affections productively

Dear Annie: I married “Eddie” after getting pregnant at 18. We have two children and have been together for 32 years. For the past 20, we have not slept in …


Dear Annie: Fantasies normal but be careful

Dear Annie: I have discovered a fascination with some aspects of bondage, dominance and submission, and eventually would like a chance to play out some of my fantasies. Is this …


Make up with mom-to-be

Dear Annie: My 28-year-old son who I love dearly is living with his pregnant girlfriend, “Salome,” in my basement. He is due to earn his bachelor’s degree in three months, …


Dear Annie: Let police deal with landlord

Dear Annie: I just moved to a very nice community five months ago. The people are so friendly, warm and helpful. My house is located not far from the ocean …


Set boundaries with mom

Dear Annie: My husband and I are newlyweds living with my mother-in-law and it’s driving us crazy. We had to move in with her when our apartment flooded and I …


Dear Annie: Cross-dressers mostly straight

Dear Annie: It’s after 1 a.m., and I can’t sleep for the second straight night. Two days ago, my husband of 15 years told me he’s a cross-dresser. Apparently at …


Dear Annie: Hostile parenting has repercussions

Dear Annie: I have been married six years and have two children. I am worried about my husband’s relationship with our 5-year-old son. My husband is very stern and has …


Dear Annie: Boyfriend must put you first

Dear Annie: I am in a relationship with a caring man and hope to spend the rest of my life with him. “Dan” is friends with a married couple he …


Dear Annie: False rumor form of bullying

Dear Annie: My 10th-grader, “Katie,” is switching to a different high school in two weeks. The other day, my son mentioned that his friend’s sister spread a bad rumor about …


Dear Annie: Wife may not be aware of moods

Dear Annie: I need some advice. My wife has anger issues. A few days ago, we moved our youngest son to a different bedroom and the two of them got …


Dear Annie: You must leave dangerous situation

Dear Annie: I’m 20 years old. My boyfriend and I have a 6-month-old baby boy. I used to be very independent. When I met “Jake,” he was 18, had never …


Dear Annie: Nicely ask mom to stop snooping

Dear Annie: I’m a 40-year-old man who has moved back home with my mother to recover from a car accident. The recovery is nearly complete, but the economy is slowing …


Dear Annie: Being there helps son greatly

Dear Annie: I am a single mother of a 7-year-old son who has a lot of anger problems. When “Ryan” was 3, his dad and I split up. My ex …


Ask executor for a hearing

Dear Annie: I was adopted at birth. I was a “daddy’s girl,” and although he always stood up to my Mom on issues of discipline, it was very clear that …


Dear Annie: Who you marry is up to you

Dear Annie: I was supposed to be married this month in a small private ceremony. However, my fiance, “John,” admitted he had communicated very poorly with his parents. His relationship …


Separate life can erode marriage

Dear Annie: My husband, “Rex,” and I have been married for two years. Three months ago, his job required him to work in a town several hours away, and he …


Dear Annie: Illness taking toll on marriage

Dear Annie: My husband has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. He is doing everything to fight it, including taking various medicines and having treatments, which have been somewhat effective. …


Let husband teach son self-sufficiency

Dear Annie: My husband’s ex, “Sophie,” is driving us crazy. They divorced 17 years ago when their son, “Sam,” was 3 years old. The ex is an alcoholic, very controlling …


Every choice has consequences

Dear Annie: Seven years ago, I left my marriage of 22 years to be with someone I still absolutely adore. However, I now realize that as much as we love …


Fiance is not being honest

Dear Annie: My fiance, “Ryan,” talks to his ex-wife daily. He even set a romantic love song as the ring tone for her incoming calls. He deletes her text messages …