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June 12, 2020 Jun. 12, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Two years ago, I married "Will." We were both widowed. I had a good job, a nice home and... Read More

June 1, 2020 Jun. 01, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My father-in-law died four years ago. He had struggled with some health issues for a whi... Read More

May 12, 2020 May. 12, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm a little confused about a recent development in my life. I'm a 69-year-old male. My ... Read More

April 13, 2020 Apr. 13, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a disabled single mother of two, and I work part time. We live in a modest mobile h... Read More

New Beau, New Woes Apr. 04, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am 75. I've been single for more than 20 years. I was resigned to live my life as a si... Read More

And Now You Know the Rest of the Story Jan. 17, 2020

Tales From the Front

We recently met Jason and Andrea. They were the lawyers whose relationship turned from professional ... Read More

January 8, 2020 Jan. 08, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Twelve years ago, I married my best friend, lover and the woman I believed to be my part... Read More

Three's a Crowd Dec. 27, 2019

Tales From the Front

A few months after his wife died, Jason got a call from Andrea. They're both lawyers — she spe... Read More

Humbled and Loving Husband -- Too Late? Dec. 12, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I was a lousy husband. Not because of physical or emotional abuse but because of ignoran... Read More

December 3, 2019 Dec. 03, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a 23-year-old man. I served in the army and deployed to Afghanistan. I was medicall... Read More

Reader's Choice Nov. 20, 2019

Single File®

For the curious, my life's work found me. Catapulted overnight (literally) into young widowhood, and... Read More

October 29, 2019 Oct. 29, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband, an only child, never had a great relationship with his father, "Clyde." My m... Read More

Clearing Up More Myths and Misunderstandings Oct. 16, 2019

Social Security and You

I pointed out in last week's column that there are hundreds of myths and rumors being spread —... Read More

From Russia, but No Love Sep. 13, 2019

Tales From the Front

Six years ago, Andy met Bethany, the woman he calls his "soul mate." They moved in together. "She wa... Read More

Widow Facts Jul. 26, 2019

Positive Aging

As you can imagine, my research files for the "Positive Aging" columns are filled with statistics. F... Read More

Women and Social Security Jul. 24, 2019

Social Security and You

Most women have a different relationship with Social Security than men do. Why is that? After all, a... Read More

Lost & Found Jun. 26, 2019

Single File®

Dear Susan: I was widowed in February after being married 35 years. My husband and I married in our ... Read More

SSA Representatives Challenge Me May. 22, 2019

Social Security and You

Frequently, I hear from readers who take one of my columns into their local Social Security office t... Read More

The Official Social Security Maximizing Column May. 15, 2019

Social Security and You

OK, it's official. I'm going to call this column, "How to maximize your Social Security benefits" an... Read More

She's a Three-Time Winner May. 11, 2019

Tales From the Front

Dear Cheryl: My first husband died, and I remarried a man who adopted my five children. He also died... Read More