Life Advice



Ask Amy: Harassment interferes with friendship

Amy Dickinson, Tribune Content Agency on

Dear Amy: “Another Amy” wrote to you, frantic with anxiety about her father’s drinking.

However, she also mentioned that she is stressed because she’s pregnant with her third child and starting a new business with her “fiancé.”

Your advice was OK, but you left something out.

How about she start using birth control? How about getting married?

– Upset


Dear Upset: If your overall point is that “Another Amy” needs to focus on her own life, then I agree.


(You can email Amy Dickinson at or send a letter to Ask Amy, P.O. Box 194, Freeville, NY 13068. You can also follow her on Twitter @askingamy or Facebook.)

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