Man is devastated to learn of wife’s long-ago affair

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I are in our 60s and have been married more than 40 years. It hasn’t always been great, but we’ve made it.

Scammers are on dating sites hoping to lure trusting marks

DEAR ABBY: I was recently the target of a romance scam on a popular singles website.

Woman becoming nun needs friend’s interest, not concern

DEAR ABBY: I was best friends with “Joanne” after we met in middle school.

Daughter deep in debt needs counseling, not more money

DEAR ABBY: Three years ago I gave my adult daughter, married with a child, more than $16,000 to help pay off her debts because she couldn’t pay her bills.

Longing for the past casts a shadow over the present

DEAR ABBY: Have you any advice for handling nostalgia? While it can be pleasant, lately I have been getting very down when I think about my past.

Girls cry foul when dad’s fiancee bad-mouths mom

DEAR ABBY: My fiancee of three years, “Ellen,” is wonderful to me and she loves my daughters dearly.

Story of daughter’s move back home is altered in the telling

DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law quit her job and moved into my in-laws’ basement six years ago.

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