Annie's Mailbox / Life Advice

Annie's Mailbox for 8/16/2014

Dear Annie: My mom is in her 70s. She always has had trouble controlling what comes out of her mouth, but it seems to be getting worse.

Mom often insults others by making offensive comments or asking rude questions. When they attempt to respond, ...

Annie's Mailbox for 8/15/2014

Dear Annie: I'm 50 years old and have two adult children. Their mother and I divorced 15 years ago. Throughout our marriage, my wife had many affairs. She's married twice since we split up.

Five years ago, my son married a woman who has become ...

Annie's Mailbox for 8/14/2014

Dear Annie: My dad passed away three years ago. He was one of my best friends, and we shared a love of classic automobiles.

The day Dad died, I chose to stay at work rather than go to the hospital. I run a business, and if I don't work, I don't ...

Annie's Mailbox for 8/13/2014

Dear Annie: How do you get help for a friend who appears to be drifting into dementia?

"Marjorie" and I have known each other for more than 20 years, and we have lunch every two weeks. When we first met, Marjorie was bright, energetic and ...

Annie's Mailbox for 8/12/2014

Dear Annie: I'm a young woman with a degree in education. After spending several years as a student teacher and co-teacher, I decided that I really don't want to remain in teaching. I know I should have switched majors in college, but I hoped this...

Annie's Mailbox for 8/11/2014

Dear Annie: I am the mother of a biracial child. My son's father, "Derek," and I are not currently together, as he resides some distance away, but we visit often so Derek and our son can have a relationship. Ultimately, we would like to be ...