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Dear Readers: Thank you for your heartfelt and humbling responses to Second Wife, who is bothered that her second husband continues to carry a photo of his late wife in his billfold.

By Annie Lane October 22, 2021
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Dear Annie: Under what circumstances is it OK to cancel your plans with one friend in order to spend time with someone else?

By Annie Lane October 21, 2021
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I need help, but I’m so lost on what to do. Please help with some advice. I’m 52 years old and so broken. My mom passed away on Sept. 14, 2019, at home. I’ve had to live with my brother “Ed” ever since. Or, should I say, he has had to live with me.

By Annie Lane October 20, 2021
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My husband is 59 years old and thinks it is OK to ogle young girls younger than 18 — more like 15 to 16.

By Annie Lane October 19, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’ve been in a relationship for about three years. Both of us are estranged from our spouses. We stayed in marriages because of our children and are still married now for other reasons.

By Annie Lane October 18, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a 72-year-old woman who used to live with my daughter and her family. I moved out last January.

October 17, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’m here to offer the European perspective on tipping.

October 16, 2021
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Dear Annie: How much is appropriate to share in the workplace when it comes to personal matters?

October 15, 2021
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I was in a nine-month relationship up until about a month ago. Without going into a lot of detail, the guy I was seeing decided to ghost me without any warning. We had a great conversation on Thursday, and then on Friday morning, he blocked my calls, emails, etc.

By Annie Lane October 14, 2021
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I’ve been with my significant other for almost three years now. We live together and have a pretty good life. ...

By Annie Lane October 13, 2021
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I’m struggling with a situation I can no longer handle. My husband has a long history of periodically “falling ill” with mystery illnesses the doctors treat as minor everyday issues, but which inevitably result in his being unable to function.

By Annie Lane October 12, 2021
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I enjoy reading your column in the Indianapolis Star. Today, I read the column, “How Do I Tell My Kids Our Dog Died?” I believe you were right on target when you wrote that one should avoid saying that the pets just went to sleep.

By Annie Lane October 11, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband used to check out other women in an obvious way, but no more.

By Annie Lane October 10, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a 52-year-old man who came to this country when I was 15.

October 9, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a single 70-year-old lady. I just found out I am going to have to wear a CPAP due to breathing issues when I sleep.

By Annie Lane October 8, 2021
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I have a child with a woman who is 20 years younger than me. Having a child was not planned. I’m grateful for our child, but I’m not in love with her mother. I’ve tried to explain to her that I love her for the mother she is but that I’m not in love with her.

By Annie Lane October 7, 2021
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My mother died at the age of 67 from COVID-19 in January. My stepfather wanted to wait a year to have the memorial so everyone could attend. Since my mother’s death, my stepfather has remarried. Yup, remarried. And now his new wife has moved into the house.

By Annie Lane October 6, 2021
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I’m currently in recovery. I have had two years of being clean and sober, after 13 long, miserable years of addiction.

By Annie Lane October 5, 2021
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Dear Annie: In the 12 years since my first child was born (and two more children followed), our military family has yet to actually celebrate Christmas in our own home because we are always traveling to our families’ homes, lest we hear from hurt grandparents bemoaning our absence.

By Annie Lane October 4, 2021
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Dear Annie: A dear neighbor has just lost her husband.

By Annie Lane October 3, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a single mom of four wonderful boys, two of whom are teenagers.

By Annie Lane October 2, 2021
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have two boys, 10 and 12. For years, my wife has been either brushing their teeth herself -- long past when it was appropriate -- or hovering over them nightly to ensure they are doing it the "right" way.

By Annie Lane October 1, 2021
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My nephew, who was working in a foreign country, married a local woman. They visited my nephew’s father in the U.S. a few times. During one visit, I gave my nephew’s wife a brooch that belonged to my grandmother to welcome her to the family.

By Annie Lane September 30, 2021
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My 20-year-old daughter, “Jessica,” was adopted when she was 2 by her mom and her first husband, and I adopted her when she was 15. She decided to reach out to her birth mother in a very small town with very limited opportunities last February, and then she moved across the country to be with her in April.

By Annie Lane September 29, 2021
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Please tell me, how do I deal with my husband’s depression and phone addiction? It’s starting to hurt my self-esteem, leaving me feeling as if I’m incapable of making him happy.

By Annie Lane September 28, 2021
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Dear Mothers: Thank you so much for loving your children unconditionally. May your letters comfort any child who doesn’t feel completely loved and accepted by their parents for any reason.

By Annie Lane September 27, 2021
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Dear Annie: This is in response to "Let the Truth Out."

By Annie Lane September 26, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’ve been friends with “Keith” for 15 years. We talk almost daily, enjoy the same things and go on some road trips every year.

By Annie Lane September 25, 2021
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Dear Annie: I moved to a new neighborhood a few weeks ago. I really love the bustle and the energy; however, there is one drawback — the noise.

By Annie Lane September 24, 2021
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For close to 50 years, my friend “Chloe” and I have met for dinner once a week, and she always discusses her husband’s past affair, which occurred over 50 years ago and lasted a year.

By Annie Lane September 23, 2021
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I’ve been very happily married for several years to a man I love deeply. Suddenly, his son from a previous marriage, who lives in another state, wants Dad to move to his state to be close to him, as he and his wife are planning a family.

By Annie Lane September 22, 2021
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In a recent column, a reader stated his wife has a serious addiction to pain pills after years of being prescribed them, hasn’t worked in those years, spends most of her time in bed, breaks into pill safes and begs for more pills.

By Annie Lane September 21, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for nearly three decades. Up until seven years ago, my husband, who is very sensitive, had a difficult time making friends.

By Annie Lane September 20, 2021
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Dear Annie: My daughter is a 57-year-old divorced mom of four.

By Annie Lane September 19, 2021
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Dear Annie: One of our two sweet dogs died recently. Do you have any suggestions for how to explain it to our two children, who are 3 and 7 years old?

By Annie Lane September 18, 2021
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Dear Annie: My mother passed away earlier this year. I'm sad to say that I did not like her.

By Annie Lane September 17, 2021
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Dear Readers: Being a good neighbor can be more complicated than it sounds, at least when it comes to finding financial help for the elderly who are seeking home care.

By Annie Lane September 12, 2021
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Dear Annie: I feel the need to provide a different view to the “Grieving Grandmothers” who wrote in saying that their daughters-in-law keep their grandkids and sons away from them.

By Annie Lane September 11, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a woman in my mid-30s, and my wife is in her early 40s.

By Annie Lane September 10, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 34 years. We have two grown children, both of whom still live with us.

By Annie Lane September 9, 2021
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My boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 10 years. We’ve had a lot of trials but always managed to hold onto each other and weather the storms.

By Annie Lane September 8, 2021
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My boyfriend and I have been talking about moving in together for a very long time. I became pregnant and had our baby, but he didn’t move in with me because he was upset that I was talking to other people about our problems.

By Annie Lane September 7, 2021
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Dear Annie:My wife “Monica” has been having a mostly texting affair with “Mike” for almost two years.

By Annie Lane September 6, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband passed away in April after suffering for many years from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

By Annie Lane September 5, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am disabled and use a mobility device and oxygen due to emphysema, which was caused by my 30 years of cigarette smoking. I quit before my diagnosis, but it was too late.

By Annie Lane September 4, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a 75-year-old woman in good health, and I've been married for 54 years. I have wonderful children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

By Annie Lane September 3, 2021
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Dear Annie: I would like your opinion on a recent incident that happened to me.

By Annie Lane September 2, 2021
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About two years ago, my wife of 20 years, “Cynthia,” and I divorced. Our two children are grown and out of the house. Our divorce wasn’t the norm; we did it without a lawyer or mediator. Everything was civil; no one cheated or was abused. I think we both just changed over time.

By Annie Lane September 1, 2021
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Our family is like most families -- dysfunctional. Our father worked two jobs most of his life to better himself for the good of his family. My mother was a spender, but my father controlled the money. When my father passed, my mother was finally free to live as she wanted.

By Annie Lane August 31, 2021
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together since we were just out of high school. We’ve been married for 18 years, and we have three glorious children. We have a great relationship, but I recently discovered she was extremely promiscuous in high school and found out she slept with many of our friends, some of whom are still in our social circle.

By Annie Lane August 30, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a 15-year-old boy, and my family hates me because I am gay.

By Annie Lane August 29, 2021
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After going to college out of state and graduating a few years ago, I moved home with my parents so I could save money while attending graduate school. Recently, my mom has started to get on my last nerve.

By Annie Lane August 28, 2021
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Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for six years now. Two years ago, I cheated on him, and he found out shortly after when he looked at my phone and saw that I was texting the other guy.

By Annie Lane August 27, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have been working at the same company for 12 years, and I haven’t gotten a raise in five years.

By Annie Lane August 26, 2021
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I cannot believe I am asking for advice. Here goes! My mom, with whom I was very close, passed away 21 months ago. Annie, my life has never been the same.

By Annie Lane August 25, 2021
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I am a 70-year-old retired man with no children. My wife died in 2016, and we had a very happy relationship together for more than 28 years.

By Annie Lane August 24, 2021
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My husband and I are trying to figure out how to emotionally support our adult daughter, who is 40 years old. She is going through a very emotional period in her life.

By Annie Lane August 23, 2021
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I have had many odd symptoms over the years that got worse, and it has taken much research to finally get help.

By Annie Lane August 22, 2021
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Dear Annie: My daughter and her father and I were always close. We talked daily, telling one another about our days. She has three children.

By Annie Lane August 21, 2021
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Dear Annie: I know this awesome guy. Let's call him "Luke." We're both teens, and we see each other because our little sisters are best friends and our dads get along well. I really like Luke -- a lot.

By Annie Lane August 20, 2021
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Dear Annie: After my mother died, my father married a woman he found online. She only visited us once in person before she moved in and they got married. She wasn’t always the nicest, and honestly, I was scared of her.

By Annie Lane August 19, 2021
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I am in my late 50s, the proud mother of two grown men who have families of their own. I’ve been successful in my career and always accomplished whatever I set my mind to. But I always had a secret. I have ADHD.

By Annie Lane August 18, 2021
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I love reading your column. I found out three years ago that my husband of 33 years was having an affair with his bookkeeper. We have a business together, but I stepped out of the business part years ago to become a nurse.

By Annie Lane August 17, 2021
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I’ve known this guy “Henry” for about six years now. We never got the timing right...

By Annie Lane August 16, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have been married for 11 years and have a wonderful 10-year-old son; however, my marriage is on very shaky ground.

By Annie Lane August 15, 2021
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A few years ago, my son’s wife decided to divorce him because she didn’t love him anymore. We accepted that and showed our support for her despite her decision.

By Annie Lane August 14, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for five years. We have a beautiful daughter, and we've got a son on the way.

August 13, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have a neighbor who is 90 years old.

By Annie Lane August 12, 2021
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I am a 29-year-old woman, and I’ve been having an ongoing debate with my boyfriend of 10 years. I wear makeup because I am insecure about my skin and my face in general.

By Annie Lane August 11, 2021
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I made the decision to put down my phone for a while, and the results have been wonderful.

By Annie Lane August 10, 2021
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I want to know why people think it’s OK to harass and abuse other people. My ex brought his girlfriend home, and they spent the night in the garage. That was when we were still married.

By Annie Lane August 9, 2021
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Dear Annie: My heart and prayers go out to the "Grieving Grandmother" who is tired of the apathy shown by her daughters-in-law.

August 8, 2021
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I have a friend who spent many years in an emotionally abusive relationship that seems similar to what “Sad Grandma” described.

By Annie Lane August 7, 2021
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Dear Annie: My grandfather had severe Alzheimer's disease. Unfortunately, it lasted for a while.

By Annie Lane August 6, 2021
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My heart hurts so much. Last January, my nephew was diagnosed with leukemia.

By Annie Lane August 5, 2021
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My significant other and I were in a relationship for 15 years. One evening, I was feeling insecure and asked whether there was someone else. Very soon after that, my significant other completely cut off all contact with me.

By Annie Lane August 4, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am a 49-year-old father of twins, a boy and girl.

By Annie Lane August 3, 2021
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I’ve been working at the same car dealership for five years, since I graduated high school. When I started, it was just a job.

By Annie Lane August 2, 2021
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My 10-year-old's school administrators are over-the-top nosey and won't stay out of our business.

By Annie Lane August 1, 2021
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My wife and I are in a pickle. We are friends with another couple, “Josh” and “Vanessa.” Vanessa happens to be a teacher at our kids’ school. One day, I was picking up my offspring and started chatting with her. I could tell she was sad and asked her about it. That’s when the floodgates opened.

By Annie Lane July 31, 2021
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I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for about two years. He's actually my ex-husband from 25 years ago...

By Annie Lane July 30, 2021
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I am in my late 60s, and my boyfriend, “Mark,” is in his early 70s. We have been living together in my house for a year and a half. We’re both divorced and have adult children from our previous marriages. Mark communicates daily with all five children via phone calls and text messages. My problem is that he’s also regularly in contact with his ex-wife, who lives in the same town as us.

By Annie Lane July 29, 2021
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I am a single mother of two teenage girls. After a series of abusive relationships, I hadn’t dated for two years until recently. A few months ago, I met a man, and we’ve been seeing each other and sharing intimate moments. But the way he acts has me very confused.

By Annie Lane July 28, 2021
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My ex-husband was very controlling and always had to have the upper hand in conversations. Today, we do all of our communicating through email only, but he still needs to end all correspondence on his terms.

By Annie Lane July 27, 2021
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for four years. I have never been married before, and my wife, “Gertrude,” was divorced when we married.

By Annie Lane July 26, 2021
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My son is soon to be 23 years old. He was two courses short of earning his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science when something bad happened.

By Annie Lane July 25, 2021
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About a year ago, after talking to a nice guy who could also be a royal pain -- especially when things don’t go his way -- I decided to let him into my heart. I did this even though I am usually pretty well guarded and don’t allow too many people close to me.

By Annie Lane July 24, 2021
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I'm a happily married woman with two young children. My problem is that I'm very overweight.

By Annie Lane July 23, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’m a father of two amazing children and completely loyal husband of more than 20 years. But I have an ongoing issue with my parents-in-law, especially my father-in-law.

By Annie Lane July 22, 2021
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Dear Annie: My former boyfriend and I were in a serious, exclusive relationship for nearly six years. While we never lived together, we were intimately close and spent most nights together. He always told me how much he loved me and that I was the best.

By Annie Lane July 21, 2021
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Dear Annie: I recently dined out with three friends. The restaurant was very busy, and we waited for nearly two hours for our food. We were drinking and enjoying a band, so it wasn’t that bad.

By Annie Lane July 20, 2021
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I retired 11 years ago, but I could have been the obsessed woman addicted to her iPhone before I retired.

By Annie Lane July 19, 2021
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Dear Annie: There is tension between some of my relatives and me, and I would appreciate your advice.

July 18, 2021
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Dear Annie: We recently moved from our home of 20 years to a neighboring state that is two hours away by car. Our children are 21 and 19. We had set our sights on moving to this community several years ago, but we waited until our son had graduated from high school.

July 17, 2021
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Dear Annie: I live in a small town. My mother died a couple of years ago, and around that same time, a friend of mine had just lost his home and was looking for someplace to live.

By Annie Lane July 16, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have been married to my wife for just over two years.

By Annie Lane July 15, 2021
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Dear Annie: I was in a very controlling and abusive relationship from the time I was 15 until three years ago, when my ex passed away. We were both in our late 30s at the time.

By Annie Lane July 14, 2021
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Dear Annie: This will be my first time writing to you. I have read your previous work, and you give sound advice, so I pray you can do the same for me.

By Annie Lane July 13, 2021
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Dear Annie: I believe the most valuable lesson my father instilled in me was to do one good deed every day.

By Annie Lane July 12, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am writing in response to your answer to "Just Want the Same Service," who was frustrated at the slow service she received in a restaurant.

By Annie Lane July 11, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’m in a situation where I’m not sure what to do.

By Annie Lane July 10, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband of a year and I have yet to consummate our marriage.

By Annie Lane July 9, 2021
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Dear Annie: In several columns, you’ve mentioned Match.com as a good place for singles to meet other singles. Well, my mother-in-law lost her entire savings, more than $70,000, to a scammer on one of the most popular dating sites.

July 8, 2021
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Dear Annie: When kids graduate from high school, parents and grandparents obviously are very proud of their kids. Rightfully so.

By Annie Lane July 7, 2021
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Dear Annie: I come from a big family. I have seven brothers and two sisters, and I’m their third sister.

By Annie Lane July 6, 2021
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Dear Annie: When I was a child, I had many chilling things happen to me. I barely remember some incidents, and they don’t seem to affect me now — well, other than the mental illness running through my entire body.

By Annie Lane July 5, 2021
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Dear Annie:I will open with how much I love your advice column.

By Annie Lane July 4, 2021
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Dear Annie: My longtime best friend of 15 years and I entered into a romantic relationship in March of last year. It was a nightmare from almost the very beginning.

July 3, 2021
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Dear Annie: My sister and I reunited about five years ago after not speaking for at least 10 years.

By Annie Lane July 2, 2021
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Dear Annie: I ended a relationship about a year ago when it turned abusive.

By Annie Lane July 1, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have been seeing a woman for about eight years now. She is married, and I am not.

June 30, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’m 20 years old and from New York. I’ve been in and out of my house since I was small because my mom and I would get into small arguments and she would just decide to send me to my dad’s house. This takes a toll on me because I feel like she doesn’t want me here.

By Annie Lane June 29, 2021
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Dear Annie: I recently attended a wedding where one woman and her spouse brought their six kids.

By Annie Lane June 28, 2021
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Lately, I have been feeling like I am not good enough. I have anxiety and depression, which I have had since I was young, to the point where I attempted suicide four times.

By Annie Lane June 26, 2021
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 35 years.

June 25, 2021
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Dear Annie: The guy I’ve been seeing for five years has been seeing a married woman for 18 years. For context, we’re all seniors. He’s in his 80s; I’m in my 70s. The married woman is in her 60s.

By Annie Lane June 24, 2021
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Dear Annie: Your solicitation for a Father’s Day story made me contemplate my life. I have been very blessed. My biological father is still with us at 89. He was an example of volunteerism and strength. He was always involved at church and in Boy Scouts.

By Annie Lane June 23, 2021
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Dear Annie: My father instilled in me two thoughts that I hold onto every day. I have passed these on to my grandchildren.

By Annie Lane June 22, 2021
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Dear Annie: A year ago, my best friend, “Tia,” got her real estate license, and she has been working very hard to build her clientele. She has succeeded in selling two homes and being the buyer’s agent for three.

By Annie Lane June 21, 2021
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 10 years. We have three children who mean the world to me. I'm sure that, on the outside looking in, people think everything is great. However, my wife has developed a drinking problem.

By Annie Lane June 20, 2021
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Dear Readers: A few weeks ago, I asked you to share the most valuable trait that a dad (or dad figure) instilled in you.

By Annie Lane June 19, 2021
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Dear Annie: My former spouse, "Ted," was extremely abusive -- not physically but emotionally, psychologically and financially.

By Annie Lane June 18, 2021
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I have been married for 20 years.

By Annie Lane June 17, 2021
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Lately, I find myself thinking a lot about old roommates, friends and co-workers. I’m talking about people from over 30 years ago, whom I haven’t spoken to in decades.

By Annie Lane June 16, 2021
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Dear Annie:My older brother and I have been dealing with a touchy situation for years. We are both adopted; our parents divorced when we were very young, and they both remarried.

June 15, 2021
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Dear Annie: My daughter is the co-owner of a salon in Florida.

By Annie Lane June 14, 2021
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Dear Annie: I just finished sending a baby gift to the daughter of a friend of mine. She had a registry, and I selected a gift and had it mailed to her with a congratulatory message.

By Annie Lane June 13, 2021
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Dear Annie: I live in a retirement community.

By Annie Lane June 12, 2021
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Dear Annie: My "Laura" is the light of my life. It's been more than a year since we found each other, but my whole body still shakes with anticipation every time I see her.

By Annie Lane June 11, 2021
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I am a man in my late 50s. Until recently, I was in a long-distance relationship with a woman — let’s call her “Maria” — who lives about a thousand miles away from me.

By Annie Lane June 10, 2021
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I’ve been seeing this guy for almost a year now. The problem is that two of my sons aren’t happy about or accepting of our relationship.

By Annie Lane June 9, 2021
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I am the mother of four adult children. I have many happy memories of all their childhoods, celebrating birthdays, graduations and other milestones. I feel I have wonderful relationships with three of them (and their spouses). The fourth has been challenging, to say the least.

By Annie Lane June 8, 2021
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A great many of you wrote to say that I suggested that yoga and diet can cure depression. In no way, shape or form do I believe that.

By Annie Lane June 7, 2021
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My husband and I got married right before the pandemic.

June 6, 2021
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I believe your answer to “Canine Cacophony” provided some practical advice about how to deal with noisy dogs next door.

By Annie Lane June 5, 2021
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I met a man about four years ago. We started dating a week after we met, upon his insistence.

June 4, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have dated a guy for the last six years, always long-distance.

By Annie Lane June 3, 2021
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A few years ago, after many, many years of going to doctors and having tests done, I found out that I am disabled. The only problem is that I don’t LOOK disabled.

By Annie Lane June 2, 2021
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Dear Annie: My relationship with my parents has been strained since their divorce 20 years ago. I speak to my father rarely but communicate regularly with my mother.

By Annie Lane June 1, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband and I met in high school and have been married for 23 years.

By Annie Lane May 31, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have a daughter who is sometimes very kind and sweet to me but other times feels like a cancer who destroys every cell in my heart.

By Annie Lane May 30, 2021
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I have a family situation that I am not sure how to handle.

By Annie Lane May 29, 2021
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Dear Annie: I work in health and wellness for the largest retailer in the world.

By Annie Lane May 28, 2021
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Dear Annie: I read your column in my local paper, and you seem to respond in an unbiased manner, so I am turning to you for advice.

By Annie Lane May 27, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have a problem I do not know what to do about.

By Annie Lane May 26, 2021
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I am a doctor and have a friend whom I see at medical conferences once or twice a year.

By Annie Lane May 25, 2021
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My family relocated the year I was entering ninth grade, and on the third day at my new school, as I was walking home, a girl I’ll call Ann ran up to my side, introduced herself and insisted on carrying my books to my home, some three blocks away.

May 24, 2021
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Last fall, my friend "Olive" and her boyfriend of five years, "John," broke up. Of course, I wasn't happy to see her going through the tough emotions ...

By Annie Lane May 23, 2021
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I am in a quandary about a situation.

By Annie Lane May 22, 2021
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I started dating my husband 11 years ago, married six years ago. Our biggest problem is his 29-year-old son.

By Annie Lane May 21, 2021
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I am 47 years old. I lost my husband of 23 years two years ago.

By Annie Lane May 20, 2021
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Over the course of the pandemic, my husband and I have found ourselves drinking more than we used to.

By Annie Lane May 19, 2021
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This is in response to the letter from “Outside the Bottle Looking In,” whose wife is an alcoholic.

By Annie Lane May 18, 2021
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I have great neighbors who have two daughters, ages 15 and 16.

By Annie Lane May 17, 2021
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I met my husband in junior high and chased him for many of our teen years and even into early adulthood.

By Annie Lane May 16, 2021
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I have been married to my husband for three years.

By Annie Lane May 15, 2021
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My father-in-law died unexpectedly a few years ago.

By Annie Lane May 14, 2021
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I have an adult son who is married and lives on the East Coast. I follow them on social media to keep up with their lives, as we are in the Midwest.

By Annie Lane May 13, 2021
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After years of being in an ice-cold marriage for many years, I have finally divorced.

By Annie Lane May 12, 2021
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I have been with my husband for more than 25 years, and I have allowed things to get out of hand.

By Annie Lane May 11, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 12 years. We have never had an easy marriage, and I am considering leaving him.

May 10, 2021
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Dear Annie: My 32-year-old daughter is not watching my 10-year-old grandson's diet and is allowing him to become overweight.

By Annie Lane May 9, 2021
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My husband had been looking for a new job for three years. He is incredibly smart, talented and hardworking. ...

By Annie Lane May 8, 2021
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I'm a 34-year-old man with a superb wife. We've been married eight years, and things are great between us. The problem is my mother-in-law. I'm sleeping with her.

By Annie Lane May 7, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’ve been with the same guy for three years. At first, he was incredibly thoughtful and sweet.

By Annie Lane May 6, 2021
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My husband and l have been married for 22 years.

By Annie Lane May 5, 2021
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Please help me convince my 72-year-old husband to stop engaging in conversations with telephone solicitors.

By Annie Lane May 4, 2021
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I have been married for more than 30 years, and we have one teenage daughter who will be attending college in the fall.

By Annie Lane May 3, 2021
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I'm so confused, and I don't know what to do. I have been married for four months, and I truly love my husband and believe that he loves me.

By Annie Lane May 2, 2021
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I have a daughter and a son, who are now 27 and 30, respectively.

By Annie Lane May 1, 2021
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I have been married to my husband for 15 years. During that time, I have had several retail and grocery store jobs.

By Annie Lane April 30, 2021
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Dear Annie: My second husband and I were together for 20 years.

By Annie Lane April 29, 2021
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A cousin of mine found out that we get all the different sports networks in our cable package, and ever since, he has invited himself over to watch games at our house all the time, on a weekly basis.

By Annie Lane April 28, 2021
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I just wanted to thank you for encouraging the 63-year-old mom who is trying to complete her vocational nursing degree.

April 27, 2021
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My daughter-in-law could probably have written the letter about the person trying too hard to please their disapproving mother-in-law.

By Annie Lane April 26, 2021
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This is about the 40-year-old alcoholic with two kids who is refusing rehab.

By Annie Lane April 25, 2021
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I think there’s a better way to end the evening after you and your guests have had dinner and dessert than your response to, “To Leave or Not to Leave.”

By Annie Lane April 24, 2021
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I am 70 years old and have just relocated to the U.S. from overseas, after an unexpected divorce.

By Annie Lane April 23, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’m thrilled to finally be planning trips with friends again, now that we’re all vaccinated and things are opening back up.

By Annie Lane April 22, 2021
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I have friends and family who have traveled for vacations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Annie Lane April 21, 2021
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I have never written anything like this before, but I’m beside myself with anger and sadness.

By Annie Lane April 20, 2021
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I’ve been married for 26 years

By Annie Lane April 19, 2021
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Dear Annie: Here's a poem I wrote called "In the time of COVID."

By Annie Lane April 18, 2021
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Dear Annie: I would like to comment on the letter you received about the daughter-in-law who is a people pleaser and wants her mother-in-law to like her.

By Annie Lane April 17, 2021
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Dear Annie: I notice many readers have problems and anxieties. Maybe something my mother taught me will help them.

By Annie Lane April 16, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have let myself get involved with a significantly younger guy.

By Annie Lane April 15, 2021
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I’m a mom and have been married for nearly six years.

By Annie Lane April 14, 2021
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A few months ago, someone wrote to you about how uncomfortable the bad manners of children of a relative made her feel at large family gatherings and dinners.

By Annie Lane April 13, 2021
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I’m married to a wonderful man, and we have four beautiful children.

By Annie Lane April 12, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have been married for 15 years. A little over a year ago, I started having an affair with an ex-girlfriend. The affair ended a month ago. It is over and done with.

By Annie Lane April 11, 2021
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What we do have an issue with is our supervisor helping himself to the coffee without ever offering to chip in for his share.

By Annie Lane April 10, 2021
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I am a stepmother to a beautiful woman whom I love very much. She has given us three beautiful granddaughters and a handsome grandson. Sadly, my husband has a very rare and very aggressive form of cancer and it looks terminal.

By Annie Lane April 9, 2021
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Dear Annie: I am 57 years old and autistic. Due to my inability to read people and my own bad choices, I am the single mother of three adult children, whom I love and am indescribably proud of. But I have never been loved.

By Annie Lane April 8, 2021
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My ex and I got married when I was 19.

By Annie Lane April 7, 2021
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My sister-in-law has been living with her parents for over a year, after her college graduation ceremony was canceled because of COVID-19.

By Annie Lane April 6, 2021
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We occasionally will have friends over for dinner, and there have been times when they simply won’t leave.

April 5, 2021
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Dear Annie: I raised my son, who is now 41, as a single mom. I am 75. My son and I have always been very close.

By Annie Lane April 4, 2021
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I wish you all an enjoyable Easter and Passover. Here’s to a spring season filled with new beginnings and lots of hope, happiness and joy.

By Annie Lane April 3, 2021
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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for almost 12 years. We have been together for almost 20 years and have three beautiful children.

By Annie Lane April 2, 2021
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I’ve been in a relationship with “Stuart” for almost three years now.

By Annie Lane April 1, 2021
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My boyfriend and I have been together for 10 years.

By Annie Lane March 31, 2021
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Dear Annie: Just wanted to say thank you for including the letters from people who really love and appreciate their spouses. Life has been difficult lately for many of us, and reading positive words is uplifting.

By Annie Lane March 30, 2021
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On International Women’s Day, March 8, I answered a reader who has three boys and wants to add a girl to their family.

March 29, 2021
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Dear Annie: I have struggled almost all of my married life with never being accepted by my mother-in-law. I have tried everything, just shy of learning how to do backflips. No matter what I do, it is never right.

By Annie Lane March 28, 2021
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I am a 63-year-old mother of two, who are in their 20s.

By Annie Lane March 27, 2021
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Dear Annie: I'm in my mid-60s and have worked for the same hotel chain for almost five years now.

By Annie Lane March 26, 2021
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Dear Annie: When I was in my early 50s, I became very ill and eventually found out I had severe rheumatoid arthritis. During that time I was in and out of hospitals.

By Annie Lane March 25, 2021
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I have a friend, “Raphie,” with a wife, “Diana,” who has abused him physically and verbally over the years and is very controlling.

March 24, 2021
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Dear Annie: I was raised, along with my two sisters, in a very strict religion that frowns upon cultivating personal relationships outside of the church.

By Annie Lane March 23, 2021
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I have been with my husband for 21 years, and we have been married for 15 years. I have been with my husband for 21 years, and we have been married for 15 years.

By Annie Lane March 22, 2021
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Dear Annie: I found out a month ago that my wife has been sleeping with a plethora of men that she's met on a dating app.

By Annie Lane March 21, 2021
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I am a 41-year-old single man who has pretty much given up on intimate relationships.

March 20, 2021
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My son, "Tim," is engaged to "Jennifer," a woman whom he's been seeing for many years. They have two small children together. My problem is that Jennifer will not get a job.

By Annie Lane March 19, 2021
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My whole life, I’ve been a worrywart, and my worries always seem to make their way into my stomach.

By Annie Lane March 18, 2021
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I have been with my “boyfriend” on and off for three years. I put “boyfriend” in quotes because he says he doesn’t like labels. ...

By Annie Lane March 17, 2021
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Dear Readers: March 17 is a day to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick.

By Annie Lane March 16, 2021
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