Annie's Mailbox / Life Advice

Annie's Mailbox for 7/24/2014

Dear Annie: I have been married to "Sherman" for 10 years. It's a second marriage for both of us, and together, we have five children.

The problem is my in-laws. They are nice people and would do anything for us. However, I think they are jealous...

Annie's Mailbox for 7/23/2014

Dear Annie: I am 37 and divorced. I identify myself as bisexual and try to live my dating life very privately.

The problem is, my parents are quite judgmental and racist. I dare not say anything about my dating partners, who are of either gender ...

Annie's Mailbox for 7/22/2014

Dear Annie: We live five hours from our daughter, "Barbara," her husband, "Seth," and their two kids. We visit them once a year.

Seth completely ignores us. The last time we arrived, our daughter and grandchildren hugged us, but Seth sat with his...

Annie's Mailbox for 7/21/2014

Dear Annie: My significant other of 20 years is a great guy, and he's been wonderful to me. Here's the problem: "Bob" has an 11-year-old autistic grandson. Every time we have taken "Russell" on vacation with us, it hasn't exactly been relaxing. I ...

Annie's Mailbox for 7/20/2014

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 30 years. We have four wonderful children, all college graduates with great jobs in their chosen careers. They are also involved in long-term relationships with people we like and respect.

So ...

Annie's Mailbox for 7/19/2014

Dear Annie: "A Graduate's Mom" should lighten up about decorum at graduation ceremonies. I am a professor at a large university, and I participate in graduation every year. The faculty and administrators provide the necessary pomp and circumstance...