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Dear Abby | Woman is trapped by guilt in an accidental friendship

Years ago, I was friendly with a man from work who was very close to his mom.

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Dear Abby | Daughter plans a wedding without marriage license

My daughter, "Heidi," is 39. She is successful, owns her own business and lives with her boyfriend of five years.

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Dear Abby | Wife says friend living upstairs should move on

My husband and I have a friend, "George," who rents our upstairs.

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Dear Abby | Woman is pressured to tell friend of husband's flirting

I have been friends with "Caroline" for more than 20 years.

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Dear Abby | Roadside memorial grows in homeowner's front yard

I need some help. A terrible car accident happened in front of my house a few months ago that resulted in the death of a husband and father.

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Dear Abby | Women pointedly exclude friend from monthly tea

My husband and I are friendly with two other couples whose children are friends with ours.

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Dear Abby | Separate sleeping quarters give loving couple peace

My wife and I have been married for 45 years.

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Dear Abby | Blind date begins love story that has lasted for 55 years

I met my lady on a blind date many years ago.

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Dear Abby | Niece suspects elderly aunt is being isolated by her son

My husband and I have an elderly (90-plus) aunt who lives with her son in a town about four hours away.

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Dear Abby | Mom fears teen dating drama will lead to principal's office

I've got a new one for you. My beautiful 16-year-old daughter was interested in a boy her age from school.

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