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Dear Annie 3/2

Dear Annie: Our son is an educated, well-read, successful married man. We taught him how to keep a home, how to clean, how to groom himself. This has never been an issue.

Ask the Doctors 3/2

Dear Doctor: What can you tell me about the new monthly HIV treatment that was recently approved? My uncle has been living with HIV for almost 25 years. He’s a senior citizen now, and growing forgetful about all of the meds he’s on.

Dear Anne 3/1

Dear Annie: I have been dating my boyfriend for two years. We are both in our mid-40s. But I feel as if we are walking in opposite stages of life. He works two full-time jobs and has several younger children. He has so many responsibilities financially.

Miss Manners 3/1

Dear Miss Manners: How should you address the president and his wife in correspondence? Would the proper honorifics for correspondence with the current president and his wife be Mr. Joe and Dr. Jill Biden? Dear Gentle Reader: Perhaps you ask because of the kerfuffle.

Dear Annie 2/27

Dear Annie: I am blessed to not have real problems like so many endure, but I would appreciate your opinion on a predicament. I am a healthy 90-year-old man. I have outlived two wonderful wives. My first love and I were together for only eight short years.

Ask the Doctors 2/27

Dear Doctor: I am 32 years old, and I just learned I have IBD. My doctor thinks the fact that in my family we eat a lot of sweets has something to do with it. I’m not the only one with stomach issues, but I figured since it runs in the family, it is genetic.

Prince Harry raps ‘Fresh Prince,’ says he didn’t walk away

Prince Harry, who decamped from England to Southern California last year, rapped the theme song to the 1990s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” during a late-night talk show appearance in which he said he didn’t walk away from his royal duties.

Miss Manners 2/26

Dear Miss Manners: I was in a relationship with someone, but we were not living together. I have a key to her place and recently locked the door when I left after a visit so she would not have to get up. She yelled at me not to lock her door, that she could lock her own door.

Dear Annie 2/25

Dear Annie: I have a longtime friend with a history of enabling, starting with her own kids. I tried to discourage her from doing that numerous times without success. History appears to be repeating itself. Her kids are long gone, but now her granddaughter has moved in.

Ask the Doctors 2/25

Dear Doctor: My husband is 68 years old and recently had an episode of memory loss. He suddenly didn’t know where he was. It lasted for about two hours and was very scary. Our son says maybe it was transient global amnesia.

Miss Manners 2/24

Dear Miss Manners: What is the proper response to people who own lots of electronic gadgets, such as smartphones, tablets, etc., and participate in every social media platform and who insist – not in a polite way – that I also be similarly hooked up?

Water Cooler: Explore space with YouTube

Space has captured the imagination of humans throughout history. Even today, with all our developments here on Earth, space still holds endless mysteries. If you love to dream about space, and maybe need a bit of fun, escapist learning, then head over to YouTube.

Dear Annie 2/23

Dear Annie: I live in a small town with my wife of 33 years. My wife has a large family, most of whom live in the same state as us. Two of her siblings had daughters the same age who grew up like sisters. Last summer, her two nieces came to stay with us for a week while on a break from college.