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Holiday Hijinks Dec. 19, 2020

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Dear Annie: I'm frustrated with my sister-in-law and the way that she plans the holidays that she ho... Read More

September 21, 2020 Sep. 21, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Our daughter and her husband are major hoarders. They have two teenage children who have... Read More

Pets Can Develop Compulsive Disorders May. 28, 2020

Ask the Vet

Q: I was recently diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. I live with two normal cats, but I'v... Read More

Be Safe; Get Tested Apr. 17, 2020

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Dear Annie: In a future column, please stress that when someone is cheating (or being cheated on), t... Read More

Compulsive Religious Behavior Causing Conflict Mar. 27, 2020

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Dear Annie: I am concerned about several of my six siblings. We were brought up very strictly, and w... Read More

January 4, 2020 Jan. 04, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am wondering whether my husband has OCD. Once he uses something, he cannot put it away... Read More

Respecting Boundaries at Church Dec. 28, 2019

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Dear Annie: There is an elderly man who attends daily Mass at my church. He insists on hugging many ... Read More

Gift-Shopping for a Special Child Nov. 25, 2019

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Dear Annie: Christmas is coming up, and I like to give each of my friends and neighbors a little som... Read More

Advice for Family Member with OCD Oct. 29, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'd like to hear from people who were children of a mother with Contamination OCD. My da... Read More

7 Simple Things I Do to Keep My Inner Hoarder in Timeout Oct. 14, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I don't know why some of us have such a strong propensity to accumulate, collect and otherwise hold ... Read More

An Inkling of OCD Jul. 16, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I are a little concerned about our 30-year-old daughter, "Amber." Every day,... Read More

Finagling Freeloaders Mar. 11, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 27 years, and I always had a good relationship wi... Read More

OCD Controls Friend Feb. 21, 2019

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Dear Annie: I have a friend, "Sarah," who openly admits to having obsessive-compulsive disorder but ... Read More

The Costs of Caregiving Nov. 21, 2018


A new national poll reveals what many already know: caregiving costs, in time, money and health. Acc... Read More

Compassionately Seek a Mental Health Professional Nov. 15, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. When our oldest son left for college, my w... Read More

Classic Ann Landers May. 13, 2018

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Husband's a Hoarder Jun. 26, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband loves to read your advice, but when it comes to my giving him advice, it's a ... Read More

Television for Toddlers and a Mom with OCD Oct. 01, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Our son just turned 2 and has not had access to television thus far. We would lik... Read More

Teen Feels Pressured to Be Amazing Feb. 02, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I stumbled upon an article you wrote and felt like I had found the Holy Grail. Unfortunately, my ... Read More