Amy Dickinson

Columnist | Advice
Ask Amy appears on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Recent content from Amy Dickinson

Ask Amy: Parents wonder how to dole out allowance

Dear Readers: While I’m on a short break, I hope you’ll enjoy this “Best Of” column, which tackles parenting questions.Allowance...

Updated: April 08, 2015, - 08:15 PM

Ask Amy: Series of losses made worse by pal's distance

Dear Amy: Sixteen years ago my best friend introduced me to the man who would become my husband. Her husband,...

Updated: April 04, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Amy: Volatile friend lashes out, making others worry

Dear Amy: Our group of friends has been close for a long while. We are all in our early 30s...

Updated: April 03, 2015, - 11:31 AM

Lucky wife and mom faces midlife ennui

Dear Amy: I am a 42-year-old wife and mother who is incredibly grateful for wonderful and healthy children, an incredible...

Updated: April 01, 2015, - 11:00 AM

Ask Amy: Family wants to exclude aunt from memorial

Dear Amy: My mother passed away, and my sisters and I are planning her “celebration of life” gathering.Mom was a...

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Ask Amy: Sisters wonder how to confront abusive dad

Dear Amy: My childhood was rough. My mother died when I was 6. She wasn’t around much before that, but...

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 01:35 PM

Amy: Wife's grip on the purse strings is abusive

Dear Amy: The company I worked for offered an early retirement package. Since I am not old enough to draw...

Updated: March 25, 2015, - 02:06 PM

Ask Amy: College freshman tired of baby-sitting drunk roommate

Dear Amy: My freshman college daughter was not in a drinking crowd in high school. Her college roommate and her...

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Ask Amy: Mom wants to keep kids' wages minimum

Dear Amy: My twin 13-year-old daughters earn a few extra dollars baby-sitting neighborhood children.After my daughters completed the daylong Red...

Updated: March 20, 2015, - 01:26 PM

Ask Amy: Lawyer should charge by the billable whines

Dear Amy: I’m a 29-year-old attorney. My 60-year-old secretary is Eeyore. She is a very nice woman but is also...

Updated: March 18, 2015, - 01:19 PM

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