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Annie Lane

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.

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My husband and I have been married for 42 years, with no children. We are both born and bred New Yorkers. After we retired from very high-pressured careers, we decided it was time to settle in a nice, quiet community.

By Annie Lane April 7, 2020
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Dear Annie: My husband of almost 22 years died of cancer a few months ago. Overall, I’ve done well coping with his loss.

By Annie Lane April 6, 2020
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We are living in unprecedented times. With many states imposing mandatory lockdowns and so many of our health care workers on the front lines, I wanted to offer a few thoughts.

By Annie Lane April 5, 2020
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I am so concerned for my elderly loved ones during this pandemic, my father in particular. He’s 89 and lives in a retirement community. As of today, they’re still allowing them to go to the dining hall.

By Annie Lane April 4, 2020
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I am 75. I’ve been single for more than 20 years. I was resigned to live my life as a single woman.

By Annie Lane April 3, 2020
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A few months ago, my husband was laid off from his job. When that happened, he asked if he could just stay home and work on his own personal projects and interests. I work a corporate 9 to 5 job and can barely cover our bills without his salary, but I said yes because I wanted him to be happy. Now, though, I’m beginning to resent him.

By Annie Lane April 2, 2020
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Dear Annie: Our 5-year-old grandson, “Ernie,” is best friends with our 6-year-old granddaughter, “Emily.”

By Annie Lane April 1, 2020
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Dear Annie: My son is in his 40s and throws temper tantrums!

By Annie Lane March 31, 2020
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I understand what “Unable To Open Up” is saying.

By Annie Lane March 30, 2020
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Please help me with a problem I’m having at home.

By Annie Lane March 29, 2020

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