A new all-around low for Annie Lane!

I’m hopeful today that Annie Lane can tackle the tough issues in today’s column. Dear Annie: Recently, a friend confronted me about something that I didn’t think was a big deal: Sometimes I forget to respond to texts for a while, and then I reply and say that I just saw the message. Technically, mostContinue reading “A new all-around low for Annie Lane!”

Violence!

DEAR ABBY: Occasionally when my husband goes running, I drop him off at the park while I do the grocery shopping. We agree to meet back at the drop-off spot in one hour. Occasionally, I’m late by maybe five minutes, and certainly no more than eight or nine. When this happens, my husband gets extremelyContinue reading “Violence!”

A bad day for poor Rosie.

Dear Amy: I have had a horrific pandemic year: Pandemic, breast cancer diagnosis, a child with depression, suicide ideation and a long stay in a psychiatric facility for them — and our business almost failed. All of these have turned out okay, but we are still reeling. My sister tends to be extremely self-centered. SheContinue reading “A bad day for poor Rosie.”

See the light!

Dear Amy: I’m struggling. We started a business and had a baby during the pandemic. My wife and I have become reclusive (especially me). The isolation has caused me to lose my social graces. Basically, I just feel annoyed by everyone. I don’t want to get together with people. My increased presence on social mediaContinue reading “See the light!”

Mesmerizing Meg’s open for business today!

Dear Mesmerizing Meg: Was I rude for not saying thank you? Last school year, before COVID shut our school down, my math teacher helped me pass his class. Our school is semesterized, so courses ended in January for the term. I was at a 55 overall and needed a 60 to pass the course. OnContinue reading “Mesmerizing Meg’s open for business today!”

Where is self-worth?

I took a walk with my dad just now. For the past several days, I’ve been catatonic and lost in thought and deep reflection. Today, I’ve been doing some woodworking, and right now I’m waiting for paint to dry before recoating. I was talking to my dad about my issue with self-worth, and how IContinue reading “Where is self-worth?”

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