Irate Husband Makes A Scene When Wife Breastfeeds Baby

  • Irate Husband Makes A Scene When Wife Breastfeeds Baby

    DEAR ABBY: I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl three months ago. I had breastfed my 15-year-old, so it was natural for me to do the same with my new daughter. The problem is my husband, “Jerry,” does not support me breastfeeding in public.I’m somewhat large-chested, so I always cover up for fear…

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  • Tomboy’s Unhappiness May Be Start Of Gender Change

    DEAR ABBY: I just had a big fight with my best friend. Her name is “Alex.” There was a lot of cursing. The argument was about her wanting to be transgender. I didn’t agree with it, and she got mad at me. Alex is a tomboy. Today she cut her hair short — too short for my taste — and she keeps…

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  • Travelers Want To Be Greeted By Best Friend At Trip’s End

    DEAR ABBY: We recently lost our dog, a 13-year-old springer spaniel, to old age. His passing has left a huge hole in our hearts and lives. We miss his companionship, his personality and the structure that caring for him brought to our lives. We’re 51 and 60, own our home and are financially…

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  • Couple’s Future Grows Murkier After Man Has Second Thoughts

    DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Jimmy,” and I have been together for two years. After about four months, out of necessity we moved in together and it was great. Not long afterward I got a job two hours away. Since I moved, we get to see each other only every two or three weeks. The separation has been…

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  • Wife Fears Losing Her Family If She Leaves Them For Lover

    DEAR ABBY: I live in Israel, and for the past five years I’ve been having an affair with a great guy I’ll call Yuri. I married very young to a man who is kind and very Orthodox. I love my children and grandchildren.Yuri thinks we should leave our spouses and make a fresh start. (I’m not Orthodox…

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  • Student Who Wants To Study Abroad Needs Time To Mature

    DEAR ABBY: Our granddaughter, “Kim,” is a senior in high school. She wants to study in Europe next year to improve her skills in a second language. Neither she nor her parents can afford the $20,000 or more this will cost. She is also “boy crazy.” Another worry is the threat of terrorism and her…

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  • Couple’s Excessive Drinking Strains Longtime Friendship

    DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been friends with another couple, “Bill” and “Emily,” for 20 years. We usually have dinner together once every four to six weeks.In the past, everyone enjoyed a cocktail or a glass of wine with dinner and nobody overdid it. But over the last year or so, it is clear…

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  • Grandparents Can’t Hide Shock Over Kindergartener’s Makeup

    DEAR ABBY: Our son and his wife have blessed us with a darling 6-year-old granddaughter, “Sophie,” who is the love of our lives. We live nearby and are very close. When we received her kindergarten school photo, she had on heavy lipstick and light eye shadow. My husband and I couldn’t contain our…

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  • Three Cats Become A Crowd In A One-Bedroom Apartment

    DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I live together. We adopted a cat off the street. A few months later, the cat became pregnant and had four kittens. We ended up keeping two, and now we have three cats in a one-bedroom apartment. I’ve tried being OK with it, but it’s making me stressed and unhappy. The…

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  • Unexpected Thanksgiving Guest Took Self-Guided Tour Of Home

    DEAR ABBY: I lived with my mother, who passed away recently. I invited my cousins over to the house for Thanksgiving. One of them invited a cousin-in-law I had never met. When I woke from a nap, the cousin-in-law was here and asked me about our walk-in bathtub, which means that while I was asleep…

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  • Gulf Separating Mother, Son Grows Greater Than Distance

    DEAR ABBY: I moved overseas for work when I was 18. My father divorced my mom around the same time. I used to come back to the U.S. for two weeks every year to visit and stay with Mom. However, for the past eight years she has sent me emails “suggesting” in a roundabout way that I was not totally…

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  • Frustrated Mom Takes Out Her Anger On Her Children

    DEAR ABBY: I am the mother of four. My children are wonderful, but they really don’t listen. Instead of sitting down and talking to them, I scream and call them names. Then, after they go to sleep, I feel extremely guilty.My 12-year-old girl struggles in school. I have tried to be calm and help…

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  • Father Ignoring Gum Disease Needs A Good Chewing-Out

    DEAR ABBY: My husband has developed a bad case of periodontal disease. I’m afraid to kiss him because I don’t want the bacteria causing the disease to spread and his bad breath is unbearable. Our sex life is suffering because of it.We have two beautiful children together, and I love him very much…

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  • Husband Who Uncovers Wife’s Affair Is Unsure How To Cope

    DEAR ABBY: Thirty years ago when I was an Army officer, my wife “went crazy.” She had an affair and wound up getting pregnant. When I got out of the Army, she saw the man one time more before we moved and got pregnant again! We had a child together later.When I found out my eldest son didn’t have…

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  • Daughter Is Paying A Price For Living On Parents’ Dole

    DEAR ABBY: I recently graduated from college and moved out of my parents’ house and in with my fiance. My parents have assumed most of the cost of our upcoming wedding after insisting we have a big formal one. I’m also still on their cellphone plan and car and health insurance policies.I do not…

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  • Girl’s Story Of Boy’s Generosity Fails Grandma’s Smell Test

    DEAR ABBY: Yesterday, when I picked my granddaughter “Michelle” up from school, she asked me to take her to get a pizza. I told her I had no money, and she responded that she had her own money. She then pulled $40 out of her pocket. Michelle is only 9 and has no job. When I asked where she got the…

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  • Helicopter Mom Turns Girls’ Squabbles Into Adult Irritation

    DEAR ABBY: Do you think parents should intervene in arguments between 10-year-olds? My daughter, “Amy,” was playing at a neighbor’s house with two other girls and they had an argument over something stupid. The neighbor’s daughter, “Kathy,” started to cry, so her mother asked my daughter and the…

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  • Wife Says Stoppage Time Has Run Out For Soccer Enthusiast

    DEAR ABBY: My husband, an avid soccer player, injured himself twice last year, which left him unable to work for months at a time. He refuses to hang up his cleats because he says it’s his “one true passion.” I think he’s being selfish because his soccer injuries have caused a financial, emotional…

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  • Woman Still Angry At Family For Ignoring Childhood Trauma

    DEAR ABBY: At the age of 15 I was raped by my first boyfriend. It’s how I lost my virginity. Shortly afterward, I became severely depressed and bulimic. I blocked my trauma until 11 years later, when I had a flashback. I sought out a therapist and have been seeing him for the past six months.I feel…

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  • Grandma-To-Be Can’t Muster Enthusiasm She Wants To Feel

    DEAR ABBY: My daughter-in-law, “Eden,” is married to my daughter. Eden is now pregnant via artificial insemination. I will never meet the donor and know almost nothing about him. Could this be why I don’t have the enthusiasm for this pregnancy that I should have, since the baby will be my first…

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  • Husband Who’s Aiding Ex-Lover Appears To Be Helping Himself

    DEAR ABBY: My husband went to Florida three months ago to care for an ailing former lover. He told me she will be leaving him a sizable inheritance and he needs to protect her from “vultures.” I admit I am suspicious of his motives. I think there may be more going on than what he’s telling me, but…

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  • Mom Becomes Villain Teaching Daughter To Do The Right Thing

    DEAR ABBY: My 15-year old daughter, “Jenny,” has a best friend, “Carly,” she stays with when we’re out of town. My husband and I are planning a three-day trip at the end of the month. Jenny has already asked Carly if she can stay, and of course, the answer was yes.This morning Jenny got an…

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  • Man Without Kids Gets No Respect From Some Parents

    DEAR ABBY: I’m a gay man in my late 40s who has worked for 10 years in the public school system with young adults and kids with special needs. I have done everything from changing preschoolers’ diapers, to tutoring, travel training and teaching life skills to older children. In the process, I have…

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  • New Year Is Opportunity To Set A Fresh Course For The Future

    DEAR READERS: It’s 2016! A new year has arrived, bringing with it our chance for a new beginning.Today is the day we have an opportunity to discard destructive old habits for healthy new ones, and with that in mind, I will share Dear Abby’s often-requested list of New Year’s Resolutions — which…

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  • Mom Eschews Habit Of Baby Teething On Friend’s Fingers

    DEAR ABBY: A friend I really like has been extremely helpful baby-sitting my 4-month-old son every once in a while. The problem is, she informed me that she rubs his gums and lets him chew on her fingers. I find this gross and strange. Clean fingers or not, I’d prefer she not do this. She only has…

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  • Catholic Hospitals Value Lives Of Mother And Child

    DEAR ABBY: You printed a letter from a woman (Nov. 25) whose husband told her while she was pregnant that, if it came to a choice, he would choose the life of the baby over hers. Your response contained a piece of misinformation I would appreciate you correcting for your readers.You asserted that…

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  • Mom Worries That Kids Get Attention Only For Their Looks

    DEAR ABBY: All children are beautiful to their parents. My three children are of mixed race and get a lot of attention because of it. The boys are aloof about random compliments they receive from strangers. However, I’m worried about the pressure it may put on my daughter to be “pretty.”I care more…

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  • Young Couple Needs A Break To See If They Fit Together

    DEAR ABBY: I’m a 20-year-old college student. I have never dated anyone besides my current boyfriend, “Cody.” He’s my first-ever boyfriend. I met him in high school, but we ran into each other in college and quickly began a relationship. We’re now into our third year together.We have professed our…

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  • Dad Speaks The Truth And Gets Silent Treatment From Daughter

    DEAR ABBY: My daughter, a single parent, has a 27-year-old son who has assaulted her several times. He has never worked and has been in trouble with the law because of drugs. Recently, she called me to ask if she and her son could spend the night with me. (They live 160 miles away.) I told her that…

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  • Offhand Comment About Weight Still Stings Many Months Later

    DEAR ABBY: I recently went on a cruise with several other women. I was friendly with one of them, but didn’t know the others. I am overweight. One of the other women, “Dolores,” was also overweight, heavier than me, in fact. She’s very proud of being Christian, but she made the comment, in front of…

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