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Absolutely Not True Mar. 20, 2019

Social Security and You

I was answering emails from my readers today. And after a while, it dawned on me that three or four ... Read More

What To Do When a Loved One Dies Feb. 27, 2019

Social Security and You

I worry that I sometimes neglect a significant cohort of my readers. I get so many emails from peopl... Read More

They're Not Old; They're Ripe! Feb. 17, 2019

Tales From the Front

Dear Cheryl: My mother is 73 and dating again after being widowed five years ago. She's trying inter... Read More

Assign Seats for Those Who RSVP Jan. 25, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Whenever I invite my siblings over for a family dinner, one sister waits until the very ... Read More

Above All, Relationships Need Trust Dec. 17, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband likes to watch porn. I don't care to watch it myself, but if my husband asks ... Read More

Blame the Parent, Not the Child Dec. 01, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s and have been married for 10 years to a wonderful man. It's a second marr... Read More

You Can't Force Them to Talk to You Nov. 10, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: A year ago, I had an argument, mostly via text, with my 37-year-old son. He was threaten... Read More

Infidelity Is Hard to Heal From Nov. 09, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband works for a large mental health agency, and five years ago, he had a two-year... Read More

Don't Let Him Get Under Your Skin Nov. 08, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My older brother and I are both in our mid-30s and have not gotten along for 20 years. H... Read More

They're Judging You Because They Feel Guilty Oct. 29, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a single 40-year-old man. The past 18 months have been rough for my family. My fath... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Sep. 30, 2018

Classic Ann Landers

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

Widows Have Questions About Social Security Sep. 19, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: I was getting my own Social Security. Then my husband died and they started paying me his Social ... Read More

Widows Must Sign Up for Benefits in Person Jul. 11, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: I think you made an error in a recent column. You said anyone can file for Social Security benefi... Read More

Men Ask About Widow's Benefits Jun. 20, 2018

Social Security and You

I get lots of questions about widow's benefits. And surprisingly, most of them come from men concern... Read More

The Kids Decision Jun. 18, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: How does one know whether she wants children? For my whole life, I haven't been sure, bu... Read More

The Basics of Applying for Social Security Benefits Jun. 13, 2018

Social Security and You

I've saved up a bunch of questions that have to do with applying for various kinds of Social Securit... Read More

Too Old to Marry? Apr. 13, 2018

Positive Aging

People over the age of 50 used to lament that they found themselves attending more funerals than wed... Read More

Inspector General's Report Causes Confusion for Widows Feb. 28, 2018

Social Security and You

The inspector general for the Social Security Administration recently released a report that was wel... Read More

My Christmas Wish List for Social Security Dec. 20, 2017

Social Security and You

Dear Santa, I've been a good kid this year. Well, I've occasionally been naughty. For example, I was... Read More

Split Marriage Adds Up to No Benefits Dec. 06, 2017

Social Security and You

Q: I am 66 years old. I am getting my own Social Security retirement check, but it is rather small &... Read More