Abigail Van Buren (Jeanne Phillips)

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The Journal-Standard
Wedding cast of characters reflects turbulent historyAnd if it leads to an argument with your mother, you will just have to stand by
Wedding cast of characters reflects turbulent history
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
And if it leads to an argument with your mother, you will just have to stand by your decision.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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3d
The Journal-Standard
Parents supporting adult son are doing him no favorsHowever: They must watch their tempers and a tendency toward arrogance. — LOVE,
Parents supporting adult son are doing him no favors
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
However: They must watch their tempers and a tendency toward arrogance. — LOVE, ABBY Page 2 of 2 - Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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3d
The Journal-Standard
Stepson with addicted mom must learn that she is sickcommunicate on a meaningful level can last forever despite intervals when they
Stepson with addicted mom must learn that she is sick
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
communicate on a meaningful level can last forever despite intervals when they are not in contact.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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3d
The Alliance Review
Dear Abbytheir tempers and have a tendency toward arrogance. -- LOVE, ABBY [Article con
Dear Abby
The Alliance Review / Posted 3 days ago
their tempers and have a tendency toward arrogance. -- LOVE, ABBY [Article continues below] is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact at... Read more
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5d
The Journal-Standard
Grown-up child still wonders what halted parents' divorceat the same time you'll be setting an example for them to follow about the impo
Grown-up child still wonders what halted parents' divorce
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
at the same time you'll be setting an example for them to follow about the importance of education.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
6d
The Journal-Standard
Clutter of holiday decorations crushes man's Christmas spiritof higher address numbers, and the reverse for lower ones — so I'll defer to hi
Clutter of holiday decorations crushes man's Christmas spirit
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
of higher address numbers, and the reverse for lower ones — so I'll defer to him and to you.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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7d
The Journal-Standard
Small displays tell larger tale of late husband's lifeto what to say to your friends about it, I vote for keeping your mouth firmly s
Small displays tell larger tale of late husband's life
The Journal-Standard / Posted 7 days ago
to what to say to your friends about it, I vote for keeping your mouth firmly shut. Page 2 of 2 - Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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8d
The Journal-Standard
Visits to mother-in-law feel like stepping into a fight ringand less overwhelming. And you will thank her for them later when you're older.
Visits to mother-in-law feel like stepping into a fight ring
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
and less overwhelming. And you will thank her for them later when you're older. Page 2 of 2 - Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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9d
The Journal-Standard
Woman on egg donor registry need not volunteer her statuson going to the club again later during the trip.I trust my girlfriend, but I c
Woman on egg donor registry need not volunteer her status
The Journal-Standard / Posted 9 days ago
on going to the club again later during the trip.I trust my girlfriend, but I can't help but worry that she may be taken advantage of. I didn't mention my concerns and even encouraged her to go and have fun. But am I wrong to feel worried? Am I... Read more
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10d
The Journal-Standard
Neighbors' neglected dog is causing a big stinkBut do not pause, do not explain and do not look back. Your safety and your san
Neighbors' neglected dog is causing a big stink
The Journal-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
But do not pause, do not explain and do not look back. Your safety and your sanity depend upon it.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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11d
The Journal-Standard
Gay father must find way to share son's parentingto him as "Mr. Right," it might be more accurate to call him "Mr. Right for Now
Gay father must find way to share son's parenting
The Journal-Standard / Posted 11 days ago
to him as "Mr. Right," it might be more accurate to call him "Mr. Right for Now.") Page 2 of 2 - Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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12d
The Journal-Standard
Dad's ragged appearance may follow him to the gravebecause he has many of the qualities you would like in a friend. You have nothi
Dad's ragged appearance may follow him to the grave
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
because he has many of the qualities you would like in a friend. You have nothing to lose by asking.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
13d
The Journal-Standard
Fiance's service as marine makes waves on homefrontof them have been to a school dance either, ask any female relative of the same
Fiance's service as marine makes waves on homefront
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
of them have been to a school dance either, ask any female relative of the same age — or ask Josh.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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14d
The Journal-Standard
Dad resists coming clean about his youthful nose jobadditional pain and wasted time if you discuss it with a licensed mental health
Dad resists coming clean about his youthful nose job
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
additional pain and wasted time if you discuss it with a licensed mental health professional.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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15d
The Journal-Standard
Long marriage is left in limbo by wife's attraction to womenwho did it. It has happened again because you didn't speak up. Now you will hav
Long marriage is left in limbo by wife's attraction to women
The Journal-Standard / Posted 15 days ago
who did it. It has happened again because you didn't speak up. Now you will have to warn the person you're inviting in advance.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline... Read more
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15d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
DEAR ABBY: Wife's interest in women leaves marriage in limbowho did it. It has happened again because you didn't speak up. Now you will hav
DEAR ABBY: Wife's interest in women leaves marriage in limbo
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
who did it. It has happened again because you didn't speak up. Now you will have to warn the person you're inviting in advance. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline... Read more
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15d
The Alliance Review
Dear Abbybe a glimpse of what marriage to him may be like if you don't get this straight
Dear Abby
The Alliance Review / Posted 15 days ago
be a glimpse of what marriage to him may be like if you don't get this straightened out now. is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact at... Read more
17d
The Journal-Standard
Unplanned pregnancy can become welcome surprisethey were the grandparents. We shared many laughs during those years. — EILEEN
Unplanned pregnancy can become welcome surprise
The Journal-Standard / Posted 17 days ago
they were the grandparents. We shared many laughs during those years. — EILEEN IN WEST VIRGINIADear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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17d
The Alliance Review
Dear Abbythe future you would like her to leave her phone elsewhere during family gather
Dear Abby
The Alliance Review / Posted 17 days ago
the future you would like her to leave her phone elsewhere during family gatherings in your home. is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact at... Read more
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18d
The Journal-Standard
Husband worried about wife's cheating needs reality checkwould like her to leave her phone elsewhere during family gatherings in your ho
Husband worried about wife's cheating needs reality check
The Journal-Standard / Posted 18 days ago
would like her to leave her phone elsewhere during family gatherings in your home. Page 2 of 2 - Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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19d
The Journal-Standard
Irate husband makes a scene when wife breastfeeds babysin to want to try someone else. It happens all the time in that business. Pag
Irate husband makes a scene when wife breastfeeds baby
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
sin to want to try someone else. It happens all the time in that business. Page 2 of 2 - My advice is to call Flossie in advance and let her know you won't be coming so she can schedule someone else in that time slot. Then try the other stylist.... Read more
20d
The Journal-Standard
Tomboy's unhappiness may be start of gender changecounts, and your wish to commemorate the death of your friend's mother is thoug
Tomboy's unhappiness may be start of gender change
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
counts, and your wish to commemorate the death of your friend's mother is thoughtful and beautiful.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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21d
The Journal-Standard
Travelers want to be greeted by best friend at trip's endfriendships as before. If she responds, terrific. If not, it will be her loss.
Travelers want to be greeted by best friend at trip's end
The Journal-Standard / Posted 21 days ago
friendships as before. If she responds, terrific. If not, it will be her loss. Do not make it yours.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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22d
The Journal-Standard
Couple's future murky after man has second thoughtsfor her behavior. As you can see, she sometimes puts her foot in her mouth, but
Couple's future murky after man has second thoughts
The Journal-Standard / Posted 22 days ago
for her behavior. As you can see, she sometimes puts her foot in her mouth, but we love her anyway."Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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24d
The Journal-Standard
Student who wants to study abroad needs time to maturefamily's standards when it comes to naturism and respecting the privacy of othe
Student who wants to study abroad needs time to mature
The Journal-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
family's standards when it comes to naturism and respecting the privacy of others. Page 2 of 2 - Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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25d
The Journal-Standard
Couple's excessive drinking strains longtime friendshipthe way of life, someone must have sense enough, and morality enough, to cut of
Couple's excessive drinking strains longtime friendship
The Journal-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
the way of life, someone must have sense enough, and morality enough, to cut off the chain of hate."Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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26d
The Journal-Standard
Grandparents can't hide shock over kindergartener's makeupare men, you are not a cousin, so stop looking for reasons to be hurt. My advic
Grandparents can't hide shock over kindergartener's makeup
The Journal-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
are men, you are not a cousin, so stop looking for reasons to be hurt. My advice is to let it go.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
27d
The Journal-Standard
Three cats become a crowd in one-bedroom apartmentwedding or shower gift: Note on the gift card what has been sent (waffle iron,
Three cats become a crowd in one-bedroom apartment
The Journal-Standard / Posted 27 days ago
wedding or shower gift: Note on the gift card what has been sent (waffle iron, baby blanket, etc.).Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
28d
The Journal-Standard
Unexpected Thanksgiving guest took self-guided tour of homeit would be when a relationship progresses to the point where physical intimacy
Unexpected Thanksgiving guest took self-guided tour of home
The Journal-Standard / Posted 28 days ago
it would be when a relationship progresses to the point where physical intimacy enters the picture.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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28d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Gulf separating mother, son grows greater than distanceOnly she can do that by admitting she's out of control, seeking help and sticki
Gulf separating mother, son grows greater than distance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
Only she can do that by admitting she's out of control, seeking help and sticking to a program. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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29d
The Journal-Standard
Gulf separating mother, son grows greater than distanceOnly she can do that by admitting she's out of control, seeking help and sticki
Gulf separating mother, son grows greater than distance
The Journal-Standard / Posted 29 days ago
Only she can do that by admitting she's out of control, seeking help and sticking to a program.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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29d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Frustrated mom takes out her anger on her childrenyou asked, I suspect that if he was proud of what went on, he would have shown
Frustrated mom takes out her anger on her children
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
you asked, I suspect that if he was proud of what went on, he would have shown you the pictures. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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30d
The Journal-Standard
Frustrated mom takes out her anger on her childrenyou asked, I suspect that if he was proud of what went on, he would have shown
Frustrated mom takes out her anger on her children
The Journal-Standard / Posted 30 days ago
you asked, I suspect that if he was proud of what went on, he would have shown you the pictures.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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Philly.com
Hubby's lousy oral hygiene a matter of wife & breathas an adult, the choice of whom you date or will one day marry should be yours
Hubby's lousy oral hygiene a matter of wife & breath
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
as an adult, the choice of whom you date or will one day marry should be yours and no one else's. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Husband who uncovers wife's affair is unsure how to copesay that you'd prefer not to discuss it because it makes you uncomfortable, and
Husband who uncovers wife's affair is unsure how to cope
The Journal-Standard / Posted a month ago
say that you'd prefer not to discuss it because it makes you uncomfortable, and change the subject.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Father ignoring gum disease needs a good chewing-outas an adult, the choice of whom you date or will one day marry should be yours
Father ignoring gum disease needs a good chewing-out
The Journal-Standard / Posted a month ago
as an adult, the choice of whom you date or will one day marry should be yours and no one else's.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Dear Abbythat you'd prefer not to discuss it because it makes you uncomfortable, and cha
Dear Abby
The Alliance Review / Posted a month ago
that you'd prefer not to discuss it because it makes you uncomfortable, and change the subject. is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Parents' threats won't work if daughter is self-sufficientfor someone you have only started seeing would be a huge mistake, and I urge yo
Parents' threats won't work if daughter is self-sufficient
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
for someone you have only started seeing would be a huge mistake, and I urge you not to do it. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Girl’s story of boy’s generosity fails with grandma’s smell testAct on it. If you do, you will then be free to think and say whatever you pleas
Girl’s story of boy’s generosity fails with grandma’s smell test
The Mining Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Act on it. If you do, you will then be free to think and say whatever you please. EDITOR'S NOTE: Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Daughter is paying a price for living on parents' dimedream for someone you have only started seeing would be a huge mistake, and I u
Daughter is paying a price for living on parents' dime
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
dream for someone you have only started seeing would be a huge mistake, and I urge you not to do it.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Girl's story of boy's generosity fails grandma's smell testfor is usually unwelcome. Unless you want to be known as the "grammar hammer,"
Girl's story of boy's generosity fails grandma's smell test
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
for is usually unwelcome. Unless you want to be known as the "grammar hammer," keep it to yourself.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Helicopter mom turns girls' squabbles into adult irritationyour almost-ex-husband makes you uncomfortable, tell him you would prefer separ
Helicopter mom turns girls' squabbles into adult irritation
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
your almost-ex-husband makes you uncomfortable, tell him you would prefer separate accommodations. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Helicopter mom turns girls' squabbles into adult irritationyour almost-ex-husband makes you uncomfortable, tell him you would prefer separ
Helicopter mom turns girls' squabbles into adult irritation
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
your almost-ex-husband makes you uncomfortable, tell him you would prefer separate accommodations.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at... Read more
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