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The Joy of Comparing Jan. 23, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I read your column daily and always like your tough love and sensible advice. I'm intere... Read More

Shunned by Siblings Jan. 08, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a middle child with two elder brothers, a younger sister and a younger brother. The... Read More

Power of Attorney Turns Ugly Jan. 06, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I've been estranged from my twin brother for two years, since our sister died after her ... Read More

Siblings Hit and Nazi Paraphernalia Sep. 29, 2017

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Although we know that our 8-year-old daughter loves her 10-year-old brother very ... Read More

Gimme a Break Jun. 22, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am 63, and I help daily with my 94-year-old mother, who lives by herself. I run errand... Read More

The Help Isn't Enough Jun. 07, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I feel torn and guilty that I'm not doing enough to take care of my mom. My stepdad and ... Read More

Siblings Estranged Nov. 11, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My youngest sister, "Rebecca," and I have not spoken in over 25 years. She was the golde... Read More

Overcoming Vices Nov. 08, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: When my husband and I got married a little over three years ago, we both had our vices. ... Read More

A Deeply Resentful Brother Oct. 19, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My brother and I are close in age, and from the time I was born, he has bullied, teased ... Read More

Sibling Rivalry Sep. 30, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My parents were married 54 years and then divorced three years ago. Shortly after they d... Read More

Help a Mother Out Aug. 30, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am the eldest of four remaining children of our soon-to-be 88-year-old mother, who has... Read More

Trust Issues Jul. 23, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am one of three adult children in our family. We had another brother, but he died seve... Read More

Fighting Siblings and Gift-Giving Anxiety Jun. 17, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My children often bicker. I usually intervene whether their squabbles are heated ... Read More

Sibling Rivalry and Cohabitation May. 07, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My two daughters constantly complain that I like the other one more. This general... Read More

Never-Ending Bullying Feb. 09, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am the youngest sister of 10 siblings. Over the years, five siblings have died. You'd ... Read More

Roadblocks to Moving Away Jan. 17, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: When my father passed away, I moved in with my mother to help with her bills. Five years... Read More

Sister Gets All the Visitors Jan. 13, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Several years ago my brother-in-law died. He had been married to my older sister for 50 ... Read More

Using Money to Gain Kids' Favor Dec. 17, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband has been stalling our divorce for two years, trying to keep me broke. We have... Read More

Give Kindness and Respect a Try Oct. 13, 2015

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 13-year-old girl and I have four older siblings and a sister who is a year younge... Read More

Strange Brew

Jul. 09, 2014