Advice columnist Annie Lane is a young wife and mother with a gift for helping other people solve problems. In a voice that's sympathetic, funny and firm, Lane provides common-sense solutions to life's dilemmas.
Dear Annie: I came to the United States back in the late 1980s.
Dear Annie: I am a 26-year-old gay man who has recently entered a new relationship after being single for nearly four years.
Dear Annie: I’m in my late 30s. I’ve read the many letters you’ve printed about how thank-you notes have gone the way of the dodo.
Dear Annie: My mother is in her 80s, and I love her very much. At her age, she has earned certain privileges.
Dear Annie: I am trying to handle a delicate situation at the office.
My wife is pregnant with our first child.
Dear Annie: “Susie” and I are long-term friends. We’ve known each other for 40 years.
Dear Annie: As hard as it is for me to talk about this, my problem is that I suffer from addiction.
Dear Annie: My roommate has an annoying habit. Every time he uses the bathroom, he keeps the water running.
Dear Annie: Frustration is interrupting my sleep, upsetting my stomach and leaving me on the edge of tears or screaming.