Dear Amy: I’m a former foster child. As an adult, I moved 1,500 miles away from my toxic family.
Dear Amy: Recently my daughter and I traveled several thousand miles via major airline. Due to various snafus, our luggage did not arrive at our destination at the same time we did. We had conversations with airline representatives at the arrival airport, while we tried to sort out the probl…
Dear Amy: Our 40-something married son had password-protected some old files on our home computer. We had trouble with our hard drive. We told our son, but he said he couldn’t quickly remember his passwords to retrieve his own files.
Dear Amy: My dad is a racist. We’ve had big fights about his bigotry. I’m his only daughter. Our relationship is already strained from his alcohol and opioid addiction, and my unstable and abusive childhood. He’s never apologized or taken responsibility for anything he’s done.
Dear Amy: I am 32 years old. My parents divorced 17 years ago. I came home from school to find my dad gone. Months went by before there was any communication.
A traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society titled Golden Age of Indiana Literature will be featured at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum.
Dear Amy: My husband and I separated a while back because he had an affair and left me for another woman. He hasn’t seen or spoken to our sons in over a month.
In almost all public men's restrooms — airports, truck stops, stadiums, convenience stores — there are now diaper-changing stations. Because dads are certainly just as capable of changing diapers as moms.
Dear Amy: My ex-boyfriend is getting married. We broke up only five months ago. We had stopped being intimate for a year before we broke up. That was a big problem for me. Plus, he smoked and drank and could not hold a job. He also has a terrible temper.
Dear Amy: For almost 30 years, I’ve been married to an eloquent, thoughtful writer whose every written word is carefully chosen. He turns mundane subjects into interesting reads.
Dear Amy: I was in a two-year relationship with “Tiffany” that ended over a year ago. I created a dishonest situation with her. I take full responsibility for my actions and continue to feel horrible about it.
Dear Amy: My mother conceived both my brother and me using a sperm donor. This information was never kept from us, and my mother has spoken openly about it throughout our lives.
Before they were world-famous, or even Great Britain-famous, the Beatles would play three or four shows a day at several different venues. If you've ever been in a band, you know what that means.
Dear Amy: I am a man in my 60s, happily married for 31 years. We have two wonderful young-adult sons. I am also estranged from my elderly parents and my one younger sibling, a brother.
Dear Amy: My husband and I are really frustrated with his father and his father’s second wife, who came into the picture when all the children were adults. We have been trying for almost a decade to connect and make getting together more bearable. It’s not working, and I’m ready to throw in …
Dear Amy: My childhood best friend, “Lynn,” died after a long battle with colon cancer. She asked me to spread her ashes in Ireland, off of cliffs that we once visited together on a vacation. She asked me this the last time I saw her, and I was completely stunned, but agreed. She died a coup…
Dear Amy: Back before we were married – in the 1960s (pre-Roe v. Wade), my wife and I borrowed $500 and went to a small dusty town on the other side of the Arizona-Mexico border to get an abortion. The “clinic” was tiny. It only had screens for windows. Our journey was not without risk and danger.
Most will not know much if anything about the crime in La Porte County in 1926. However, with all of the publicity about the exhumation of the body of the noted bank robber, John Dillinger, it brings back memories of a crime in La Porte that was attributed by many to this noted individual.
Dear Amy: I went out with a guy for two months last year. We met through mutual friends. Now the friends who introduced us are getting married, and I’m going to have to be around him again for the entire week of their small (fewer than 20 guests) destination wedding.
Dear Amy: The other day a woman I work with brought her 8-month-old grandson around the office. He was a charming, lovely boy, and she was obviously very proud to show him off.
Dear Amy: About a year ago, my husband of nine years announced that he wanted to divorce me because “he could not be affirming and affectionate” (compliment me or have sex with me), because he did not admire or respect me (I embarrassed him).
Dear Amy: My mother is a single, 60-year-old woman who does not want to be a responsible person. Her father was verbally abusive. She married my dad and both of them were abusive toward each other, and toward their children. They divorced 14 years ago.
Dear Amy: I am a young woman whose physical appearance is occasionally the subject of comment or “compliment” by men (strangers). Random men sometimes stop me and directly “compliment” me on my appearance while I am walking to work, driving, or in an elevator. It is unwanted attention and it…