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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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Dear Annie: How to give your cat a pill

Dear Annie: Many years ago, my cat-loving sister clipped out an Ann Landers column called “How to Give Your Cat a Pill.”

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Dear Annie: Business-savvy wife gets no respect

My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great businesswoman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination.

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Dear Annie: Heavy-handed neighbor pushing signs

Dear Annie: I live in a neighborhood with two non-state-maintained roads. One is a long, straight, steep hill with about 20 residences. My neighbor “Sally” lives in the middle of the hill. She lets her pets roam free in her yard and has toddler grandchildren.

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Dear Annie: Having a crush in the workplace

I have been at my job for almost 12 years. About three years ago, I met a girl who had recently started working there.

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Dear Annie: Standing up to bullies

Dear Annie: I go to school and often see some of my classmates who are considered “popular” teasing my classmates and friends.

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Dear Annie: When is it OK to snoop wife’s suspicious deleted texts?

My wife has been guarding her phone since I found out she had been texting a guy she first claimed was a childhood friend.

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Dear Annie: Weight loss means new wardrobe

Dear Annie: I have been overweight my entire life. Because of a diabetes scare a couple of years ago, I lost 50 pounds, primarily through running and modifying my diet.

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Dear Annie: Husband’s doodles can be good stress relief

Dear Annie: My husband of over 30 years is a great person, successful and well-educated. I love him dearly except for one annoying thing. He draws on people’s photos in magazines and newspapers.

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Dear Annie: Friend’s nose out of joint over ‘Throwback Thursday’ pix

“Lisa,” a friend with whom I went to high school, got rhinoplasty — aka a nose job — between high school and college. I’m writing to you about a disagreement that’s come up between her and me recently.

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Dear Annie: Trouble with purging gifts

Dear Annie: Next month, I’m moving into an apartment that’s smaller than my current one. So in the meantime, I’ve been going through all of my stuff, trying to purge anything I don’t use.

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