Dear Abby / Life Advice

Slumber Party With Mom Is An Every-Night Event

DEAR ABBY: My mother has this odd habit that my younger sister, Sara, and I don't agree with. It's only the three of us in our house, and Sara and I are in high school and college.

Our mother forces one of us to sleep with her in her room every ...

Widower Buried His Wife, But Welcomes Her Memory

DEAR ABBY: I was married to a wonderful woman who passed away five months ago after a heart attack. Why do people act as if the one who has passed away never existed? Please talk about her. Talk about her often. Tell me good things about ...

Little Thefts From Garden Add Up To Big Annoyance

DEAR ABBY: I live in a 55-and-older mobile home park. Because my coach isn't huge, I have a nice little backyard where I have a small vegetable garden and a lovely lemon tree.

One day while I was tending my garden, the woman who lives behind me ...