Before breaking up the friendship, teach your kid how to handle a difficult person.
Dear Amy: I am a 67-year-old divorced, single woman.
Mariella Frostrup advises a mother how to stop her adult children living off the fruits of her labour
I am constantly analysing whether people like me or not. I feel jealous of how close my friends are to each...
Dear Amy: My 27-year-old daughter,
Weekends at the in-laws are 24/7 togetherness.
This week, BEL MOONEY advises a woman who is struggling with her partner's son, who does nothing to help around the...
I'm 55, self-contained and confident ' but everyone I meet seems too needy or too dull. Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader
It's only been a few months since my husband walked out and set up a new life with a girlfriend with...
Dear Amy: I need some perspective.
Dear Amy: I am a married mother of a 2-
year-old, and a 5-month-old baby. My
husband and I are both professionals,
and I am currently on parental leave.
My husband's is the
You think you have to be on all the time.
She was devastated so I let her sleep in my room. Now she's decided she's moving in there, and I want to gently get her out.
Dear Amy: I work in a toxic environment, and my boss hates me. He talks about how he wanted...
The answer to a reader
Dear Amy: I've been dating a woman for about six months now. We started dating soon after what I thought was her official breakup with her ex-boyfriend. She moved out of the house she shared with him and moved in with a co-worker of mine.
Self-awareness and a commitment to fairness are a good start.
Dear Amy: I have been divorced for two years now. I said that I would never get married again, and I...
My new partner is loving and caring ' but negative thoughts keep intruding and I want them to stop
Money pressures aren
Dear Amy: My girlfriend and I have been seriously dating for almost nine years. She has a son whom I have...
His friend wants to know how to correct buddy
A reader asks if they should cancel an Easter visit to the grandparents, but Mariella Frostrup suggests their child's weight issue...
Our son's wife has two children; his stepdaughter is lovely, but his 13-year-old stepson has real problems.
Dear Amy: I am married to a beautiful woman who is pregnant with our second child. Over eight years of marriage, our ability to communicate and bond has deteriorated.
The guy used to date her friend. Also, her husband can
Dear Bel, My 70th birthday was a memorable one ' because my dutiful, loving, officer-and-gentleman husband told me, with no forewarning at all, that he was divorcing me.
While he refuses to marry, I'm having tantrums of unexplained anger. Can this impasse be resolved, or do we need to...
Dear Amy: I was adopted within my family when I was a little girl. My grandparents on my father's side forced...
I'm 57 and have never been in a relationship. I seem hard-wired to be attracted only to guys aged 18-35, few of whom are also gay
For his health and happiness and for your future together, you have to speak up.
"You will feel the chemo blaze through his body at night. You will watch an incurable disease eat him alive."
Maybe in some cases, but anyone who thinks they
Sometimes people just don't show up for you.
I'm sometimes paralyzed with guilt because I'm so well paid to do nothing. How do I find purpose?
Dear Amy: I have been married for 15 years. My wife and I have three children.
A husband and wife
Dear Amy: My dearest friend suddenly passed away from a heart attack. His funeral was yesterday.
Do what you have to do now and touch base as needed. Let tomorrow take care of itself.
Dear Amy: Eleven years ago, I married the most perfect person for me. We've been blissfully married ever since.
I know this sounds like a fairy tale'I'm a college professor; he's Middle Eastern royalty'but it's not happily ever after....
Dear Amy: I am a 35-year-old woman. I live in the same town as my parents.
My desire isn't sufficient enough to go through with it. What can I do?
Dear Amy: I got married last year. I saved up and paid for the wedding myself.
Mariella Frostrup admires a reader's attempts to come to terms with her past, but says she should be aware her mother may never take responsibilty for her actions
My marriage is like a prison. My husband is cold, distant, moody, belligerent and we have not made love for at...
Dear Amy: My husband died when my son was a preschooler. I have been trying for years to get his family to spend time with my son.
She reconnected with an ex and has questions, but love and life answer in their own sweet time.
This week, BEL MOONEY advises a man who says his wife does not love him. He says: 'I've aged less gracefully than she has, but I don't think I'm that bad looking in my mid-50s.'
I had mental health problems as a teen and my cousin's mother is acting the same way mine did. I fear...
No matter how damaging the consequences, they will not make amends or defuse the situation. It is causing a dramatic decline...
Dear Amy: My husband's drinking has gotten out of hand. Recently, I discovered that he has been leaving the house after...
My sister and her friend recently came to stay with me for the weekend.
The key to keeping it all together on this Mexico trip might be this: Don
He said, "How young you used to look!" when we looked at photos from four years ago. I'm only in my...
Dear Amy: I am in my late 20s, and have been seeing my girlfriend,
Dear Amy: I have been dating a divorced gentleman for almost two years.
Online abuse has been around for years, but the idiom of the troll has changed the landscape. Can they be reasoned with?
"I don't want to get rejected or ruin a strong friendship, but it's driving me crazy."
But in this tale from the mudroom, the isolation is of his own making.
Get a dog and find out!
We're both Internet radio personalities'and she can spring up at any moment.
I have long, long let go of any feelings for my ex. She's the one I can't shake.
Dear Amy: About two years ago, my mother initiated a falling-out with her siblings (after their mother's death). I supported her...
My partner would never commit to a family before I was ill, and now I can't have children, I resent him...
You might not miss the adult friendship, but missing the gathering would be painful for young playmates.
Dear Amy: I haven't been able to sleep for a couple of nights because I've been thinking about something I witnessed....
Reader, who is white, wants to confront white customers who belittle people of other races.
Mariella Frostrup says the information may not be news to her mother ' and warns against aportioning blame as her parents' marriage is picked over
I am American and have had a predominantly online, on-off relationship with a British man for 14 years. However, he has...
Dear Amy: You asked for men to respond to the letter from
This week, BEL MOONEY advises a woman who feels anxious about her son who regularly texts her abuse, says she's an...
My father's new wife was violent and he thought she was drugging him. Things seemed to settle down, but I feel he is being made to drop contact with me. Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader
Four years of searching for Mr. Right and then this happens?!
Her alternative-leaning mother has raised her to have faith in massively diluted plant extracts but, if we are to go travelling or have kids, surely we need to trust science to keep us safe
Dear Amy: I work in a small office with three other employees. They all smoke.
If one half of a couple wants to end the relationship, the other half has to accept it.
I'm respectful and know I need to be careful'she's good friends with the owner of our company. But I've hit my...
Dear Amy: I am a 26-year-old woman who bartends and is starting a career in real estate.
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