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

This year, put a 'Book on Every Bed'

DEAR READERS: This is one of my favorite days of the year because this is the day I get to step out from behind my desk and advocate -- simply and sincerely -- for literacy. Many of us this week are scurrying around, looking for the "perfect" gift.

Daughter's boyfriend not a good match for parents

DEAR AMY: Our adult daughter is intelligent, but her choice in a boyfriend has us worried. She has a college degree and has always been a hard worker.

Woman should fold up her rainbow flag slowly

DEAR AMY: I am a 65-year-old divorced, professional woman. I was married to a man for over two decades and we had a nasty divorce about 15 years ago.

Wedding bells compete with bouncing balls

DEAR AMY: My fiance and I are planning to get married over Memorial Day weekend. My older sister is in my wedding party.

Annual excursion to house run by cats terrifies parents

DEAR AMY: We have a family situation that comes up every year during the holidays. Every year we are invited to their house for a holiday dinner.

Divorced mom struggles by parenting halfway

DEAR AMY: I am divorced and have two young children. There's one problem. His child NEVER acts up.

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