Dear Annie: I have a work colleague whose married son died about six months ago of cancer. His son was in his 40s.
Dear Annie: Ever since we moved to a place that is central to all my husband’s relatives, they have treated us as the Free Holiday Inn.
Dear Annie: I am the youngest of five siblings between the ages of 63 and 72.
Dear Annie: I am a college student and have met few people I would consider friends.
Dear Annie: Many years ago, I was in the U.S. military. I was sent to Southeast Asia and served three six-month tours.
Dear Annie: A former co-worker of my husband’s invited us to his son’s wedding. We received the usual “save the date” card one year prior to the ceremony. For the whole year, he asked us whether we would be attending every other week.
With the upcoming gift season, a question regarding dollar limits set by clubs.
Dear Annie: Yesterday my husband and I spent three hours on the road, traveling from our home to our nephew’s college football game.
Dear Annie: For almost three years after college, I worked at a science camp in the nearby mountains year-round.
Dear Annie: I started to gradually notice changes in my friendship with “Marla” while I was having marital trouble.
Dear Annie: I’m wondering whether you have a copy of a piece that I believe was in an Ann Landers column.
My husband and I have been together for nine years and married for four years. His ex-wife remarried 12 years ago, but she is not happy in her marriage.
Dear Annie: I am writing about a friend I’ve had for 35 years. My friend is 60 years old.
Dear Annie: My supervisor hired a friend for a job when there were others who appeared to be more qualified.
Dear Annie: My husband of 23 years has been working for a four-man department for that whole time.
Dear Annie: I have read columns like yours since I was a child in the 1980s and always figured, “Yeah, I have problems, but I can handle them.”
Time for these ghouls to go haunt somewhere else.
Dear Annie: I’ve been dating a gentle, kind and loving man for a while. He goes to church, constantly reads his Bible and plays Christian music. We get along great.
Dear Annie: I am still in high school, meaning that having an interconnected friend group is very important.
Dear Annie: My ex-daughter-in-law believes that her 10-year-old son, my grandson, has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Dear Annie: I’m engaged to an amazing man, and we spend our days in a cute little house with our wonderful daughter.
Dear Annie: My adult daughter recently visited from out of state, and she has developed some odd and off-putting habits.
Dear Annie: I had something happen this weekend and am wondering what the solution should have been and who was in the right.
I’m 64. I have known “Ashley” for seven years. She is a mother of two young boys, ages 7 and 5.
Dear Annie: I own a small service business. We have a business phone number, but I also have a cellphone number.
Dear Annie: I am in my mid-20s, and I’ve found myself in a tough spot.
Dear Annie: My husband and I have become friends with another couple from church.
Dear Annie: Last year, I wrote to you about my beautiful 35-year-old daughter and the kidney transplant she’d just received through the United Network for Organ Sharing. I am “A Very Grateful Mom.”
Dear Annie: I wrote to you several months ago. I’m “Trapped by Parents.” I have a disability that has caused me to have great difficulty in both obtaining and retaining jobs.
Dear Annie: I am writing to you about the adult son of a friend of mine. This young man, “Dwayne,” has had a bad couple of years.
Dear Annie: My father has late-stage Alzheimer’s and is in a nursing home.
Annie: My husband has adult children from his first wife. My new daughter-in-law has become quite vocal about jewelry items that I wear.
Dear Annie: I have a question and hope your advice will make me see the light. I have been dating and living with my boyfriend off and on for 12 years.
Dear Annie: I was widowed two years ago. I joined a group last year that gets out and does things together.
Is there such a thing as mobile phone etiquette? The general answer to your question is no, it is not OK for people to be on their phones while in your presence.
Dear Annie: I’m a retired man. My elderly mom lived with me for a long time, and I stayed busy with her.
Today, we’ll hear from people who didn’t have children but would if given another chance.
Today we’ll hear from parents who, if given the chance to start over, would opt not to have children.
Dear Readers: In a column last month, I posed a question: “If you had to do it all over again, would you have kids?”
Several weeks ago, someone requested that I pose a question to my readers that Ann Landers asked in 1975: “If you had to do it all over again, would you have kids?”
Dear Annie: I am currently in my second (and final!) marriage.
Dear Annie: My husband and I are alcoholics in recovery with multiple years of sobriety.
Dear Annie: I thought my husband and I had a great marriage - until I looked on his phone and found text messages to another woman. I was crushed.
Dear Annie: My niece, “Becky,” is getting married next month, and according to my younger brother “John,” I can’t attend the wedding because I have a beard.
Dear Annie: Recently, I’ve noticed that a “friend” on Facebook has been making very erratic posts, sometimes going on religious, political and metaphysical rants for hours on end.
Dear Annie: I started dating this wonderful man. It was a perfect courtship, with the exception of some minor troubled-teen issues in his life — we both have teenagers — that he was working on but didn’t tell me much about.
Dear Annie: I just started high school, and it’s been going great, but it’s kind of crazy.
Dear Annie: My wife is a self-employed accountant, and she did work for some friends a few years ago.
Dear Annie: I have no one to go to about this. I feel so guilty for even saying this, but I hate my mom.
Dear Annie: I wish I had listened to my mom when she told me to go to college. I was 18 and didn’t want to do it.