Amy Dickenson, advice columnist for Ask Amy

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Ask Amy: Advice for the real world

In the tradition of the great personal advice columnists, the Chicago Tribune's Dickinson is a plainspoken straight shooter who relates to readers of all ages. She answers personal questions by addressing issues from both her head and her heart. A solid reporter, Dickinson researches her topics to provide readers with informed opinions and answers.

Ask Amy: Advice for the real world Samples

Sister has right to drive hard bargains

DEAR AMY: My sister is a very highly paid professional. There is one issue that really bothers me, though. The most recent example is for a remote monitoring system for our elderly parents.

Parent jealous of new in-laws' togetherness

DEAR AMY: One of our children recently married into a large, close-knit, gregarious family. They have welcomed our child with open arms and our child has enthusiastically joined in all their gatherings and activities.

Widow's solution could be sitting in the driveway

DEAR AMY: I lost my husband in a motorcycle accident in August 2014. I recently reconnected with my very first boyfriend. The problem is my adult son, with whom I am currently living.

Husband's increasing jealousy threatens marriage

DEAR AMY: I've been married to my husband for close to two years, and we are happy for the most part, although we have our ups and downs just like other couples.

Brother demands apology for religion slight

DEAR AMY: A few years ago, my brother asked my husband and me if we would be willing to take in his daughter, as she was going through a difficult time and needed to leave her hometown.

Still obsessed over friend 10 years later

DEAR AMY: I've struggled with this issue for nearly a decade. I now have a serious boyfriend of three years, whom I do love deeply.

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