Dear Amy: My husband died a few months ago. He was very well respected. Everyone thought very highly of him.
Dear Amy: My 18-year-old granddaughter is going to live with us after her high school graduation.
Dear Amy: My late first wife has a sister who hosts a Christmas Eve dinner.
Dear Amy: I have never had a dog as a pet (but I have had cats and horses).
Dear Amy: I am a (usually content) single 30-year-old woman.
Dear Amy: I recently reconnected with a man I was engaged to, many years ago. We have not gotten together in person because we live several hours away from one another and are both in our 70s.
Dear Amy: During the current climate of hibernation and cautious socialization, it’s appropriate to prioritize your family’s well-being.
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Dear Amy: My friend is a drunk. This is disgusting to watch.
Dear Amy: I am a 39-year-old married man. I made a friend two years ago at work. She is 39, divorced, and lives alone. Our friendship built up over time and is solid.
Dear Amy: I recently married a great guy. He loves me and loves my children (from a previous marriage) like his own.
Dear Amy: I have been married to “Bev” for 14 years. She is wonderful. It is a second marriage for both of us.
Dear Amy: I am a receptionist.
Dear Amy: How should I address an email or letter to someone I don’t know well who uses “they” pronouns?
Dear Amy: My husband of many years, “Franklin,” has a strategy of lying to me in order to get his way or avoid confrontation.
Dear Amy: I am very upset. I have a best friend, “Lizzie.”
Dear Amy: I am a 25-year-old female who has been single for over a year and a half, after my previous relationship of five years ended.
Dear Readers: Last year when I wrote my annual “Charity Roundup” column, we were all hunkered down and experiencing a solitary holiday season, as we all coped with the prospect of a long pandemic winter.
Dear Amy: My boyfriend of almost three years is very childish.
Dear Amy: I was troubled by your response to Cathy S., who told her family to leave all their old hurts and issues at home for the holidays.
Dear Amy: This little thing has nagged me for many years.
Dear Amy: I was involved in an extramarital affair for 15 years.
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Dear Amy: After 20 years and many tears, my ex has decided to reappear.
Dear Amy: I was raised to not ask for gifts on special occasions such as Christmas, but to instead appreciate whatever someone wishes to give me, including no gift at all.
Every year at Christmastime, I ask readers to put “A Book on Every Bed.”
Dear Amy: I hesitate to admit this, but I’m tired of hanging out with my elderly parents.
Dear Amy: I am a (female) hairstylist and own my small business.
Dear Amy: I am the proud papa of a brilliant, beautiful, 18-year-old daughter. She is thriving as a freshman in college.
Dear Amy: Every year, my husband receives a text message from his sister asking what our two children would like for Christmas.