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Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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Dear Abby: Plans to attend bachelor party cause man’s girlfriend angst

Dear Abby: My boyfriend of two years will be attending a bachelor party in Las Vegas.

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Dear Abby: New marine’s mom wonders how often she should write

Dear Abby: My son and I are very close.

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Dear Abby: Clerk gets lesson in privacy from owner of a service dog

Dear Abby: Yesterday I was in a retail store with my service dog.

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Dear Abby: Meat-and-potatoes man pans his friend’s vegan cooking

Dear Abby: I retired after a 40-year career.

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Dear Abby: Racy texts from co-worker cause man’s wife concern

Dear Abby: My husband, “Ralph,” and I have been married for 30 years.

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Dear Abby: Man’s devotion to his family leaves girlfriend feeling lonely

Dear Abby: My boyfriend and I just moved in together. We have been a couple for seven years. Until now, we have lived with our parents.

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Dear Abby: Miscarriage causes woman to withdraw from friends

Dear Abby: I am at that age when most of my friends and colleagues are having children.

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Dear Abby: Moving away isn’t the answer to kids’ early morning mayhem

Dear Abby: Suggesting that an older couple (“Upset in Washington,” June 13) move to a community for people over age 55 because they’re bothered by the neighbors’ children playing outside early in the morning is just one more example of how we have ended up living in a world of intolerance and division.

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Dear Abby: Boys who are being boys cause married woman angst

Dear Abby: I’m a happily married woman in my 30s.

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