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

Man should leave abusive marriage now

DEAR AMY: I am 75 years old and very sad. My wife is very likely bipolar and has serious anxiety and anger issues. She has been verbally abusive and has hit me. I have tried to love her, but she is just impossible.

Boyfriend ponders weighty relationship issue

DEAR AMY: I've been dating my girlfriend for nearly two years. While my girlfriend is a sweet and caring woman who means the world to me, she is very overweight. I care about her, and it is driving a wedge between us.

Son camps on floor while visiting dad

DEAR AMY: My sister is recently divorced. Each of the three boys has his own bedroom.

Woman wonders about dating disclosure

DEAR AMY: I am a bisexual woman. I am out of the closet to only a few of my closest friends because it's all still very new to me, and it's a personal topic.

Parental breakup takes a toll on adult daughter

DEAR AMY: I'm a young woman in my 20s. A few weeks ago I found out that my father has been unfaithful, and that he and my mother are separating.

Woman worries as nephew becomes niece

DEAR AMY: I'm a wife and mom of five sons under the age of 8. My nephew is in his 20s.

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