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A reader asks what to do if you suspect someone is abusing or taking advantage of the elderly.

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A reader says she is in love with an engaged man who cheated on his fiancee with her.

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A reader asks how to get former coworkers to initiate get-togethers.

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A reader asks how to broach the subject of sleepover dates.

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A reader wonders how to address the noise problem without stirring up bad feelings.

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A hospice care provider could help family members accept his decision to forego traditional cancer treatment.

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Wife of husband’s co-worker wants to meet and discuss fertility struggles.

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Reader hates tattoos, but barely commented on daughter’s first. Now there’s another.

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Readers’ in-laws want to visit but insist on bringing dangerous pets.

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Strangers often as reader and friends about their age.

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Reader wonders if she’s being selfish to want visits with her parents.

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Reader wants to sell rental property, but friends/ tenants aren’t interested in moving out.

  • Amy Dickinson
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Twenty-one-year-old routinely tells Mom she’s ‘stupid.’

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Business associate’s wife flouts dress code and embarrasses reader and husband.

  • Amy Dickinson
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Reader doesn’t feel as strongly for husband’s daughter as she does for other children.

  • Amy Dickinson
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Reader’s sister buys the family home and starts charging her siblings to stay.

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Reader considers asking cousin about a table in the middle for the next wedding.

  • Amy Dickinson
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Reader wonders whether it’s okay for her and her sisters to cut off contact.

  • Amy Dickinson
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Reader’s gentle aunt uses an offensive foreign word without knowing its meaning.

  • Amy Dickinson
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Reader worries because wife of 45 years has had medical issues.

  • Amy Dickinson
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