Dear Abby: During the pandemic, husband shall we himself cross, and

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I've skilled a major disconnect for the reason that COVID-19 outbreak. I've very no interest in him and ZERO need on the subject of intercourse. We have two young children at domestic, so Mommy/Daddy time is now nonexistent. We haven’t left our domestic in 5 months and I’m past pissed off. I do know he desires to stay us protected, but if I see footage on-line and listen to about my family and friends nonetheless going out — residing their lives — it makes me depressed, frightened and to be truthful, grumpy! He says he loves me, however he has began to resemble a Neanderthal. He doesn’t bathe often and doesn’t shave

Dear Abby: Husband tells me all about his problems, by no means

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I've been married for 30 years. He has all the time been self-centered. We have mentioned this over time, and it hasn’t modified his disposition. I purchased him an “It’s All About Me” espresso cup years in the past as a shaggy dog story, and he enjoys the use of it! We each have workplace jobs and daily problems and issues of our workers and associates. If we communicate at the telephone at lunch or over dinner, he describes his day by day problems in excruciating element, on the lookout for my comments/enter after which strikes on. There isn't a time I will replace him on my problems and get his enter to

Dear Abby: My husband feels unnoticed until I purchase him

DEAR ABBY: I believe uncomfortable receiving items, and I to find it arduous to fulfill my husband’s requests for consistent items, particularly after I really feel I already give such a lot. He continuously asks me to shop for him issues, a few of which might be very dear. I’m a saver, no longer a spender, and I attempt to watch my price range. I already pay the entire family expenses, despite the fact that we make the similar sum of money. I owned my area earlier than we met, and he chips in with occasional upgrades and upkeep or takes me out to dinner from time to time. But I pay for nearly all of bills,

Husband, father, battle hero: Remembering Dad on Memorial Day

So, Dad. It’s Memorial Day once more. A reminder of all of the questions left unasked, all of the solutions by no means shared ... particularly by a daughter who would someday develop into a journalist. It wasn’t ack ack or flak or bullets that killed my father, a U.S. Army Air Corps B-24 Liberator gunner bombing a Japanese island once I was born, a battle hero who was awarded the celebrated Distinguished Flying Cross. Dad survived 4 years of battle solely to succumb to open coronary heart surgical procedure when he was solely 63 years previous, the results of years of smoking cigarettes, emphysema, and utilizing “suspect” fertilizer on one in every of his bountiful gardens