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Dear Abby | One nice turn grows awkward when friend asks too much

About a year ago, a good friend, “Beth,” went through a violent tragedy that destroyed her family.

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Dear Abby | New mother can’t let go of story of baby’s death

It is important that you talk with a mental health professional about your obsession over the death of that baby and how it is affecting your life.

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Dear Abby | Readers advocate respect for opposing viewpoints

I’m writing regarding “Open-Minded in the South” (Nov. 24), the Christian woman who’s a supporter of the LGBTQ community.

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Dear Abby | Lovers aren’t the only ones who celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and, to be honest, I don’t know much about St. Valentine.

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Dear Abby | May-December romance trips on question of having kids

I’m a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American.

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Dear Abby | Second wife-to-be wants man’s name all to herself

My boyfriend and I both got divorced about the same time, but his took much longer to become final.

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Dear Abby | Discovery of genetic disorder forces confession of affair

Dear Abby: Ten years ago, I had an affair with a married man that resulted in a pregnancy and then a miscarriage.

Dear Abby | Wife’s flirtation with waiter earns rebuke from husband

My wife and I have been married for 36 years

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Dear Abby | Bathroom Peeping Tom stuns retirement home employee

I work at a retirement house for a convent.

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