Jailed addict needs release from his low self-esteem

DEAR ABBY: I’m 23 years old and currently in the county jail.

Better mental health care may prevent future violence

DEAR ABBY: I have listened to our president and various candidates comment on gun control after the shooting at the college in Oregon.

Man working with wife takes professional attitude too far

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a great relationship. We work in the same school system.

Daughter fights to free mom from her culture of sacrifice

DEAR ABBY: I’m 22 and my mom is probably my best friend.

Aunt weighs responsibility for her late-in-life nephew

DEAR ABBY: My sister “Adele” chose to adopt a baby boy when she was in her late 50s. She isn’t married.

Feelings hurt in high school linger long after graduation

DEAR ABBY: I loved the letter from “Ready for the Reunion” (July 31), who wondered why some people in her high school graduating class didn’t respond to the notice of the reunion.

Woman’s vow of celibacy is tested by her friends

DEAR ABBY: I am a 28-year-old woman who has decided, after 11 years and 50-plus partners, to become celibate.