| May 28, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for three years, and I have known his family for five years. I used to get along well with them; I would take them to lunch, run errands for them, and visit them frequently. They would do the same for me.
| May 29, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Dear Amy: I recently started working for a new company in a pretty heavily male-dominated field.
On certain emails sent to large groups of co-workers, I've noticed that my colleagues address the email to "Gentlemen."
There are clearly at least two...
| Apr 23, 2015
Dear Amy: I grew up in a small town where everyone knows everyone's business.
My grandmother recently told me that the father of her son-in-law is not his biological father. She told me her son-in-law's mother had an affair, resulting in her getting...
| Apr 18, 2015
Dear Readers: Please enjoy this "Best Of" column while I'm away. I return next week.
Dear Amy: My 12-year-old son started at a new school, where he has become a target for verbal bullying by a few older guys. The school is doing its best to control...
| Apr 16, 2015
Dear Readers: I've stepped away from my column for a few days. Enjoy these "Best Of" Q and A in my absence. I'll be back next week.
Dear Amy: I am 75 years old — active, attractive and feel like I'm 25.
I'm enrolled at a community college taking...
| Apr 12, 2015
Dear Readers: I've stepped away from my desk for a few days. While I'm gone, please enjoy these "Best Of" questions. Today's theme is pets.
Dear Amy: My dog for 2 1/2 years recently ran away. I found her last week living with another family. The other...
| Apr 11, 2015
Dear Readers: I've stepped away from my column for a few days. While I'm gone, I hope you enjoy these "Best Of" columns, culled from 11 years of "Ask Amy" advice. I'm sure you wonder, as I do, what became of the people who wrote to me for advice, a decade...
| Apr 10, 2015
Dear Readers: I've stepped away from my desk for a few days; I hope you'll enjoy these "Best Of" columns in my absence.
Dear Amy: I am a 30-year-old woman who has been planning her dream wedding for as long as I can remember. I have also always wanted...
| Dec 22, 2014
Dear Readers: Many of us have pulled our candy cane sweaters out of mothballs and are now deep into the most satisfying aspect of the holiday season: attending and hosting holiday events, gorging on gingerbread men and eggnog, and letting the glitter of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:19 AM
TribNation Holiday Book Fair
at Open Books on Monday, December 9th
Chicago Tribune and Agate Publishing have released six books in recent weeks featuring some of the Tribune's most popular writers, weekly features and historic photos.
At this free...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:57 AM
DEAR AMY: My neighbor has two sons who are the same age as my son. They used to play together.
Recently, these neighbor boys and another pair of boys from the neighborhood decided that my son was hanging around too much.
Their moms have given them...