Adapted from a recent online discussion.
How do you deal with a wife who doesn’t want to announce a pregnancy? She is 11 weeks along and keeps coming up with excuses not to announce. First she wanted ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Do you believe drinking coffee is keeping you up at night? It's not -- as long as you're consuming less than four cups per day.
That's according to a new survey from SleepScore Labs, a spinoff of sleep apnea ...Read more
The word "Mediterranean" is Latin for "middle of the Earth." The ancient Romans gave the sea this name because it was the center of the Earth as they knew it. We know the sea is not the center of the world, but there are ...Read more
While I’m away, readers give the advice.
On mixing faiths in marriage:
My wife and I of 40 years of marriage, she a Presbyterian and I a Buddhist, simply live with each other’s religion in place. No qualms ...Read more
Dear Amy: My wife of 20 years surrendered her daughter, "Betsy" for adoption 30 years ago.
My wife and I were reunited with Betsy 10 years ago and have become very close, although Betsy lives in a different state.
Betsy ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: How does one differentiate between reclusiveness and agoraphobia? I realize both are medical terms/diagnoses. -- T.H.
ANSWER: Of the two, only agoraphobia is a medical diagnosis. Reclusiveness is a ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have had a best friend for more than 20 years. We met when we were 18 and have been inseparable ever since. I was best man in his wedding, and when his first child was born, I traveled six hours to be at the ...Read more
Q: I've just been asked to be on our church's governing board, but I'm not sure I should accept. I've always been active in our church, but this is a big responsibility and I'm not sure if I'm qualified. Should I tell them...Read more
The Redesign Toolkit: A DIY Guide to Budget-Friendly Interior DesignMichele Schweppe
Written by a certified redesign specialist, this eBook teaches you how to use budget-friendly interior design to transform the place you live into a place you love. The Redesign Toolkit provides everything you need to complete your home improvement projects, including ...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump wants Congress to move quickly this week to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, but congressional Republicans are far from a consensus on a repeal-and-replace effort that won't leave ...Read more
NEW YORK –– The Trump administration plans to end the Affordable Care Act's requirement that most people have health insurance, an adviser to the president said.
Kellyanne Conway, in an interview with NBC, appeared to...Read more
HELENA, Mont. -- Back in 2015, being a Montana Republican meant despising Obamacare -- and your loathing of it better have been a pre-existing condition.
House Speaker Austin Knudsen qualified. He voted against the state'...Read more
Dear Amy: Shortly after my husband and I began dating, he bought a large-breed puppy. He took the dog everywhere he went. We then moved in together, we got another small, mixed-breed dog that we hoped would keep the large ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
A family member is getting remarried and is doing so in a low-key way -- I got an email about the details instead of an invitation. It’s not even an Evite or ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: After planning to not have children, my partner and I had to adopt one of his family members. Long story short, it was us or an unsafe situation.
I have never in my life had an interest in children or spent any...Read more
Q: Just as we were looking forward to the freedom of an "empty nest," our adult daughter decided that she needs to come back and "get her life together" before "moving on to the next step." But we don't know exactly what ...Read more
WASHINGTON--In one of his first official actions, President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday that directed federal agencies to use their authority to relieve individual Americans, businesses, state ...Read more
You're deep in a conversation with a friend and suddenly you can't remember an acquaintance's name.
You can see her face. That name is almost, almost there. But not quite.
Blushing, you laugh, call it "a senior moment" ...Read more
Dear Amy: I am 24 years old. I am a happy person overall, but lately I've been feeling down. With everything going on in today's world, and the state of society these days, it scares me at times.
I felt safe in the '90s. ...Read more
I have been married 10 years and have two children, 7 and 9. We have no family in our city and I have very few family members still alive. My husband has a larger family but they are not very close. My ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have known Kathy for 13 years. Her parents moved up the street from us when we were both 2. I don't remember much when we were younger, but everyone says we had some good times.
We are now 15 and in our first...Read more