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Mom Shocked by Son's Opinion of Her Oct. 31, 2017

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Dear Annie: Just the other day, my son, "Ben," was talking to his stepdad, and he said some hurtful ... Read More

For Controlling Mother, It's All About Her Oct. 08, 2017

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Dear Annie: At age 50, thanks to loving support, I'm starting to stand up to my controlling mother. ... Read More

Fighting for Joy Oct. 07, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

I walked into my 5-year-old's classroom to pick him up before the final bell rang. He ran to greet m... Read More

Social Security and My Mom Oct. 04, 2017

Social Security and You

You are probably reading this column sometime in early October, which is when I always think of my m... Read More

'Mother!': Jennifer Lawrence in a Misconceived Horror Pic From Darren Aronofsky Sep. 15, 2017


(This is a movie review, so there are spoilers.) "Mother!" is a horror movie with a shadow agenda &... Read More

Gifts Cause for Discomfort Sep. 07, 2017

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Dear Annie: My 94-year-old mother has had a sweetheart for about eight years. "John" is 97, is almos... Read More

Financial Assistance or Manipulation? Aug. 29, 2017

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Dear Annie: I have a family dilemma. My mother is 95 years old and still living in her own home. My ... Read More

Why Are Pregnant Women Likelier to Die at Rural Hospitals? Aug. 22, 2017

Froma Harrop

While giving birth at a small hospital in central Tennessee, Whitney Brown developed terrible breath... Read More

Family Reunion Stress Aug. 05, 2017

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Dear Annie: I have an 11-year-old daughter who has ADHD. Most of the time we are able to control her... Read More

Lacking Mom's Love Jul. 14, 2017

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Dear Annie: I'm a 40-something divorced mother of two and grandmother of five. I have wonderful rela... Read More

Son Getting Sucked Away Jun. 11, 2017

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Dear Annie: My youngest son, "Thomas," met his present wife, "Eva," 13 years ago. Before then, we we... Read More

Do I Try To Be The Better Person? Jun. 09, 2017

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Dear Annie: I am an only child who was reared by loving but extremely controlling parents. They trie... Read More

Overwhelming Hatred May. 25, 2017

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Dear Annie: In 2013, I lost my brother to a drug-induced heart attack. At the time of his death, he ... Read More

Post-Divorce Brainwashing May. 24, 2017

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Dear Annie: We are the grandparents of two very precious children. Recently, their parents were divo... Read More

Angels Around Us May. 11, 2017

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

While we tend to celebrate our own mothers on Mothers' Day, this year I am celebrating all mothers w... Read More

Back to Work After Having a Baby Apr. 23, 2017

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Dear Annie: My husband and I welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world three months ago. She's o... Read More

Grieving Mom Alienates Family Mar. 19, 2017

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Dear Annie: I have never written to an advice columnist before, so please bear with me. My dad passe... Read More

Deep in Addiction Feb. 27, 2017

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Dear Annie: I have a real problem with my 52-year-old son, "Robert," who is cross-addicted. He's str... Read More

The Favorite Child Feb. 18, 2017

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Dear Annie: It has been over a year since my sister and I had a falling-out. She used to live with m... Read More

Is This an American Thing? Feb. 04, 2017

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Dear Annie: To have only one child is a pity; take my word for it. Have more children. You may be ti... Read More