Woman’s second job is good money, but bad way to live

DEAR ABBY: For the past year and a half, I have worked a full-time and a part-time job while attending school.

Past abuse causes present shame for husband in hiding

DEAR ABBY: A couple of years ago, I was arrested for domestic violence against my wife. We are still married, but since then, I have become antisocial.

Bride’s best friend hesitates to stand up at her wedding

DEAR ABBY: My best friend is getting married. She left me a message asking me to be a bridesmaid. Of course I’m honored, but I don’t know what to do.

Season signals time to change batteries as well as clocks

DEAR ABBY: Smoke alarms are one of the greatest fire safety success stories of our time. Since they were introduced in 1975, home fire deaths have been cut in half.

Bad news dampens delight over best friend’s generosity

DEAR ABBY: My husband’s best friend gave us a very generous gift for our toddler.

Haunted-house decor causes fright for neighborhood kids

DEAR ABBY: We have a neighbor who “decorates” his yard for Halloween in the worst way imaginable. Every year it becomes more macabre.

Cleanliness that’s nearly godly may set bar too high

DEAR ABBY: A wonderful man, “Frank,” said he was interested in developing a relationship.

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