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Ask Amy: Sister dynamic could be about birth order
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Dad’s drinking leads to daughter’s escape
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Sexting situation unsettles spouse
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Family man seeks same
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Old-fashioned values are out with the trash
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Grandfather gets a new wife and a new will
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Procrastinator will definitely get to it later
(The Washington Post, September 13, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Enabling mom creates extreme family imbalance
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Mother in recovery struggles with amends
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Father-in-law wants to issue premarital warning
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Unsolicited advice meets resistance
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: His ex and current girlfriends circle each other
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Smart home turns husband into Big Brother
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Relationship of her dreams creates fears, too
(The Washington Post, September 6, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Mom corrals daughter into real estate
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Distant dad has generous sons on family plan
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Aspiring lawyer rests his case
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Father leaves some children less money than others
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Snubbed child gets burned as an adult
(The Washington Post, September 1, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Wedding snub is awkward for ‘work wife’
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Luggage issue leads to mystery note
(The Washington Post, August 30, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Son left home, but left behind racy mementos
(The Washington Post, August 29, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Mom’s hurt when son ignores her
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Racist dad seems unlovable to long-suffering child
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Hometown visits wear thin for tired traveler
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Young mom wants to repair fractured family
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Mom’s grave is going to need a larger stone
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: High-functioning daughter has trouble stepping back
(The Washington Post, August 23, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Lost love resurfaces as soul mate
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Abuse survivor is over it but family presses for visits with abuser
(The Washington Post, August 21, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: The family trip turns into a cat roundup
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Wronged wife doesn’t want to beg ex for contact with the kids
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Crowded vacation house leaves some exhausted
(The Washington Post, August 18, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Engaged couple wants to exclude family from wedding
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Emotions roll when the ex gets married
(The Washington Post, August 16, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Older husband considers fathering a child
(The Washington Post, August 15, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: DNA results reveal secret cousin
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Wife’s assignment gives husband writer’s block
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: A bully’s behavior must be dealt with
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Ex needs to break up a second time
(The Washington Post, August 11, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Toxic in-laws endanger allergic family member
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Lonely woman gets catfished on social media
(The Washington Post, August 9, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Professor wants to be rid of racist books
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: DNA disclosure might unlock family secret
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Survivor of family dysfunction seeks closure
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Overwhelmed parent wants to mend broken family
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: In-laws are too self-focused to care about pregnancy
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Friend’s final request creates a burden
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2019; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Neighborly peace might require a fence and a camera
(The Washington Post, August 2, 2019; 12:00 AM)