Abigail Van Buren (Jeanne Phillips)

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The Journal-Standard
Funding for cancer sufferer seems brazen to co-workerunder these circumstances, I can't say, but some people will do almost anything
Funding for cancer sufferer seems brazen to co-worker
The Journal-Standard / Posted 21 hours ago
under these circumstances, I can't say, but some people will do almost anything for a free dinner.)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
Couple's counseling should occur together, not apartto nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she
Couple's counseling should occur together, not apart
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
to nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she would. How sad! 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
Couple's counseling should occur together, not apartto nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she
Couple's counseling should occur together, not apart
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
to nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she would. How sad!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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Salem News
Couple counseling should be togetherto nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she
Couple counseling should be together
Salem News / Posted yesterday
to nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she would. How sad! 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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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Dear Abby: Couple's counseling should be together, not apartto nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she
Dear Abby: Couple's counseling should be together, not apart
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
to nicotine. If she could make it through the meal without a fix, I'm sure she would. How sad. 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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2d
The Journal-Standard
Housemate draws line at sharing meatloafit under a pen name. Some of the greatest writers of the past have done that wi
Housemate draws line at sharing meatloaf
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
it under a pen name. Some of the greatest writers of the past have done that with great success.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
3d
The Journal-Standard
Mom's vacation plans cause headaches for New York internwho is married to a man with a beard, I refuse to answer on the grounds that it
Mom's vacation plans cause headaches for New York intern
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
who is married to a man with a beard, I refuse to answer on the grounds that it may incriminate me.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
4d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Age is an issue for senior girl dating sophomore boya chance to widen not only your range of interests, but also your circle of acq
Age is an issue for senior girl dating sophomore boy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
a chance to widen not only your range of interests, but also your circle of acquaintances. You owe it to yourself to take advantage of everything that college offers. If you wish to continue seeing your current boyfriend, do so. However, it would be... Read more
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4d
The Journal-Standard
Age is an issue for senior girl dating sophomore boya chance to widen not only your range of interests, but also your circle of acq
Age is an issue for senior girl dating sophomore boy
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
a chance to widen not only your range of interests, but also your circle of acquaintances. You owe it to yourself to take advantage of everything that college offers. If you wish to continue seeing your current boyfriend, do so. However, it would be... Read more
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5d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wife dances the night away while husband stews at homeit's important they stress to their boy the importance of looking both ways whe
Wife dances the night away while husband stews at home
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
it's important they stress to their boy the importance of looking both ways when he's on his bike. 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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5d
The Journal-Standard
Wife dances the night away while husband stews at homeit's important they stress to their boy the importance of looking both ways whe
Wife dances the night away while husband stews at home
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
it's important they stress to their boy the importance of looking both ways when he's on his bike.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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6d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Calling all sweet tooths -- pleasure can be yours!might want to ask Donna who the woman is. That's not bringing bad news; it's an
Calling all sweet tooths -- pleasure can be yours!
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
might want to ask Donna who the woman is. That's not bringing bad news; it's an innocent question. 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
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wife eager to get pregnant must face stalling husbandline, as long as it's done politely. An example would be, "I'd love to, but I a
Wife eager to get pregnant must face stalling husband
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
line, as long as it's done politely. An example would be, "I'd love to, but I already have plans." 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
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Spray tanning for preteen girl is not recommendedfor the brownies, and what he did with them after he bought them is immaterial.
Spray tanning for preteen girl is not recommended
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
for the brownies, and what he did with them after he bought them is immaterial. What do you think? -- WONDERING IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR WONDERING: Having purchased the brownies, the student could dispose of them as he wished. If other students were... Read more
9d
The Mining Journal
Parents plan to disinherit spendthrift adult childrenI don't want to be subjected to the same bullying they are when I really am att
Parents plan to disinherit spendthrift adult children
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
I don't want to be subjected to the same bullying they are when I really am attracted to the same sex. - CLOSETED IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR CLOSETED: If you don't find it safe to come out, my advice is to wait to do it. I find it interesting that your... Read more
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9d
The Journal-Standard
Parents plan to disinherit spendthrift adult childrenI don't want to be subjected to the same bullying they are when I really am att
Parents plan to disinherit spendthrift adult children
The Journal-Standard / Posted 9 days ago
I don't want to be subjected to the same bullying they are when I really am attracted to the same sex. — CLOSETED IN PENNSYLVANIADEAR CLOSETED: If you don't find it safe to come out, my advice is to wait to do it. I find it interesting that your... Read more
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10d
The Journal-Standard
Shy teens take it slow while getting to know each otherdescribed could be a recipe for disaster, and I am shocked at the irresponsibil
Shy teens take it slow while getting to know each other
The Journal-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
described could be a recipe for disaster, and I am shocked at the irresponsibility of that mother.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
11d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Avoiding stairs in fire drill gets out of hand in high-riseMANAGER: Employees who are disabled need to know the evacuation plan in place f
Avoiding stairs in fire drill gets out of hand in high-rise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
MANAGER: Employees who are disabled need to know the evacuation plan in place for their safety. If others are taking advantage of the system set up for people with disabilities in order to avoid going down the stairs, it is unfair to... Read more
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12d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Opening the door in a closed adoption invites hard decisionsIf she would like to locate her birth family when she is an adult, tell her you
Opening the door in a closed adoption invites hard decisions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
If she would like to locate her birth family when she is an adult, tell her you will help her then. But prepare her in advance so she will know what she's in for. DEAR ABBY: I've never seen this question in your column. A female co-worker of... Read more
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12d
The Journal-Standard
Avoiding stairs in fire drill gets out of hand in high-riseMANAGER: Employees who are disabled need to know the evacuation plan in place f
Avoiding stairs in fire drill gets out of hand in high-rise
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
MANAGER: Employees who are disabled need to know the evacuation plan in place for their safety. If others are taking advantage of the system set up for people with disabilities in order to avoid going down the stairs, it is unfair to everyone.I... Read more
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13d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Woman's lack of experience makes her reluctant to commiton everyone else, the honeymoon is over, and he needs to get his mind back on t
Woman's lack of experience makes her reluctant to commit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
on everyone else, the honeymoon is over, and he needs to get his mind back on the tasks at hand. 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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13d
The Journal-Standard
Woman's lack of experience makes her reluctant to commitelse, the honeymoon is over, and he needs to get his mind back on the tasks at
Woman's lack of experience makes her reluctant to commit
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
else, the honeymoon is over, and he needs to get his mind back on the tasks at hand. 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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14d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Readers give breast implants reviews both pro and conshe does get the implants, I predict that in a year, she will have outgrown him
Readers give breast implants reviews both pro and con
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
she does get the implants, I predict that in a year, she will have outgrown him anyway. (Pun intended.) -- KNOWS WELL IN SAVANNAH DEAR KNOWS WELL: Thank you for your comments. Readers had various reactions to this letter. Read on: DEAR ABBY: I... Read more
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14d
The Journal-Standard
Readers give breast implants reviews both pro and conshe does get the implants, I predict that in a year, she will have outgrown him
Readers give breast implants reviews both pro and con
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
she does get the implants, I predict that in a year, she will have outgrown him anyway. (Pun intended.) — KNOWS WELL IN SAVANNAHDEAR KNOWS WELL: Thank you for your comments. Readers had various reactions to this letter. Read on:DEAR ABBY: I doubt... Read more
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15d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Funeral costs need covering after boyfriend's sudden deathhealth, so please take care of it. For more information, visit womenshealth.gov
Funeral costs need covering after boyfriend's sudden death
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
health, so please take care of it. For more information, visit womenshealth.gov. -- Love, ABBY 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
Funeral costs need covering after boyfriend's sudden deathyour health, so please take care of it. For more information, visit womenshealt
Funeral costs need covering after boyfriend's sudden death
The Journal-Standard / Posted 15 days ago
your health, so please take care of it. For more information, visit womenshealth.gov. — Love, ABBYDear 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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16d
The Journal-Standard
Birthday cake blowout dampens mood for healthy minded guestdoctor suggests he have his hearing checked by an audiologist, your husband wil
Birthday cake blowout dampens mood for healthy minded guest
The Journal-Standard / Posted 16 days ago
doctor suggests he have his hearing checked by an audiologist, your husband will be less likely to tune the message out. Advances in hearing aids are being made all the time, and some of them fit into the ear canal and are hard to detect.DEAR ABBY:... Read more
17d
The Journal-Standard
Rude question pops up often when girls' moms get togetheranother teacher, and she might be happier because she'll be less overscheduled.
Rude question pops up often when girls' moms get together
The Journal-Standard / Posted 17 days ago
another teacher, and she might be happier because she'll be less overscheduled. 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
18d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Funerals for closeted friends could be awkward for gay mangood health. If you are unable to convince him, then you may have moved in with
Funerals for closeted friends could be awkward for gay man
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
good health. If you are unable to convince him, then you may have moved in with him too quickly. 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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18d
The Journal-Standard
Funerals for closeted friends could be awkward for gay manfor good health. If you are unable to convince him, then you may have moved in
Funerals for closeted friends could be awkward for gay man
The Journal-Standard / Posted 18 days ago
for good health. If you are unable to convince him, then you may have moved in with him too quickly.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
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Friendship fades when girl's best friend gets a boyfriendpay for the products she's representing, she may be glad to have them back to s
Friendship fades when girl's best friend gets a boyfriend
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
pay for the products she's representing, she may be glad to have them back to share with others. 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
Friendship fades when girl's best friend gets a boyfriendto pay for the products she's representing, she may be glad to have them back t
Friendship fades when girl's best friend gets a boyfriend
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
to pay for the products she's representing, she may be glad to have them back to share with others.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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20d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man abused as child may need to confront it as adultYou don't have to cut them off completely, just be less and less available for
Man abused as child may need to confront it as adult
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
You don't have to cut them off completely, just be less and less available for those dinners. 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
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Struggling sister should get help and get goingI'm sure a couple of sessions with a licensed mental health professional would
Struggling sister should get help and get going
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
I'm sure a couple of sessions with a licensed mental health professional would ease your mind. 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
Struggling sister should get help and get goingcouple of sessions with a licensed mental health professional would ease your m
Struggling sister should get help and get going
The Journal-Standard / Posted 21 days ago
couple of sessions with a licensed mental health professional would ease your mind. 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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22d
The Journal-Standard
Bed-wetter can get help but must make the effortdrive on the trip home. It has less to do with "who's the man" than with fairne
Bed-wetter can get help but must make the effort
The Journal-Standard / Posted 22 days ago
drive on the trip home. It has less to do with "who's the man" than with fairness. 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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22d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bed-wetter can get help but he has to make the effortthe other will drive on the trip home. It has less to do with "who's the man" t
Bed-wetter can get help but he has to make the effort
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
the other will drive on the trip home. It has less to do with "who's the man" than with fairness. 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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23d
The Journal-Standard
Daughter shuts door on mom in retaliation for remarriageof trading seats with the second person you were picking up. Logistically, what
Daughter shuts door on mom in retaliation for remarriage
The Journal-Standard / Posted 23 days ago
of trading seats with the second person you were picking up. Logistically, what she did made sense.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
24d
The Journal-Standard
Couple's difference in age causes girl's family to worryother living arrangements.P.S. If you don't want her using your car, don't let
Couple's difference in age causes girl's family to worry
The Journal-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
other living arrangements.P.S. If you don't want her using your car, don't let her have the keys.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
25d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Admitted hypochondriac seeks a cure for her fear of dyingMouth shut! (The more you involve yourself, the more one of your siblings is su
Admitted hypochondriac seeks a cure for her fear of dying
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Mouth shut! (The more you involve yourself, the more one of your siblings is sure to resent 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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25d
The Journal-Standard
Admitted hypochondriac seeks a cure for her fear of dyingMouth shut! (The more you involve yourself, the more one of your siblings is su
Admitted hypochondriac seeks a cure for her fear of dying
The Journal-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Mouth shut! (The more you involve yourself, the more one of your siblings is sure to resent 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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26d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sister struggles to reconcile love for brother and her faithfor yourself; in fact, it is healthy. It is more important to be forthright tha
Sister struggles to reconcile love for brother and her faith
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
for yourself; in fact, it is healthy. It is more important to be forthright than to be polite. 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
Sister struggles to reconcile love for brother and her faithin fact, it is healthy. It is more important to be forthright than to be polite
Sister struggles to reconcile love for brother and her faith
The Journal-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
in fact, it is healthy. It is more important to be forthright than to be polite. 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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27d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Girlfriend's business contact arouses man's suspicionthis incident an unfortunate one-time occurrence. But keep your eyes wide open
Girlfriend's business contact arouses man's suspicion
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
this incident an unfortunate one-time occurrence. But keep your eyes wide open in case it wasn't. 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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27d
The Journal-Standard
Girlfriend's business contact arouses man's suspicionan unfortunate one-time occurrence. But keep your eyes wide open in case it was
Girlfriend's business contact arouses man's suspicion
The Journal-Standard / Posted 27 days ago
an unfortunate one-time occurrence. But keep your eyes wide open in case it wasn't. 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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28d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DEAR ABBY: It's best to meet online crush on woman's familiar groundhim, and if your massive crush doesn't live up to your expectations, you won't
DEAR ABBY: It's best to meet online crush on woman's familiar ground
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
him, and if your massive crush doesn't live up to your expectations, you won't be alone in a strange city and at a disadvantage. DEAR ABBY: I live in a house with my husband, his 11-year-old son and my husband's father. I am pregnant with my... Read more
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28d
The Journal-Standard
It's best to meet online crush on woman's familiar groundhim, and if your massive crush doesn't live up to your expectations, you won't
It's best to meet online crush on woman's familiar ground
The Journal-Standard / Posted 28 days ago
him, and if your massive crush doesn't live up to your expectations, you won't be alone in a strange city and at a disadvantage.DEAR ABBY: I live in a house with my husband, his 11-year-old son and my husband's father. I am pregnant with my... Read more
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29d
The Journal-Standard
Family dysfunction allows assaults to go unpunishedmarried an intelligent and pragmatic man. I hope you enjoy many more happy, hea
Family dysfunction allows assaults to go unpunished
The Journal-Standard / Posted 29 days ago
married an intelligent and pragmatic man. I hope you enjoy many more happy, healthy years together.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
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DEAR ABBY: First cousins' kisses blossom into permanent relationshipher feel included. However, if that doesn't work, see less of her so she can't
DEAR ABBY: First cousins' kisses blossom into permanent relationship
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
her feel included. However, if that doesn't work, see less of her so she can't ruin the visit. 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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30d
The Journal-Standard
First cousins look forward to growing old as a coupleHowever, if that doesn't work, see less of her so she can't ruin the visit. Pa
First cousins look forward to growing old as a couple
The Journal-Standard / Posted 30 days ago
However, if that doesn't work, see less of her so she can't ruin the visit. 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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