Annie's Mailbox / Life Advice

Annie's Mailbox for 2/24/2015

Dear Annie: I am concerned about my grandson's well-being. My daughter has always had "cuddle time" with "Joey." It was OK when he was little, but now that he is turning 7, it seems worse. Now she is talking about getting him a new bedroom set ...

Annie's Mailbox for 2/23/2015

Dear Annie: I am a healthy 50-years-young woman in the midst of menopause. I also have been diagnosed as mentally ill with depression. I refuse to seek treatment. I come from a culture where the shame of admitting a mental illness is a fate worse ...

Annie's Mailbox for 2/22/2015

Dear Annie: By the time I was a sophomore in high school, I had already been diagnosed with an eating disorder and was recovering with support from my family and several health professionals, including a therapist and a nutritionist. We all ...

Annie's Mailbox for 2/21/2015

Dear Annie: I was interested in the letter from "Still Stressed Out," who is the caregiver for parents who insist on remaining at home. You urged seniors capable of making their own decisions to look into continuing-care communities.

Do you ...

Annie's Mailbox for 2/20/2015

Dear Annie: I'm in my early 50s, single again after a long 20-year relationship that should have ended sooner.

A year ago, I met a guy I really like, and we've been seeing each other seriously since. "Bill" has about a dozen close female friends....

Annie's Mailbox for 2/19/2015

Dear Annie: I have been married to "Bob" for 11 years. Once we had our son, "Jack," everything changed. Bob found excuses not to be home, worked all kinds of overtime or had to "go somewhere." I can count on one hand the times he did anything with...