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Elderly reader

Dear Queenie,

One of our close friend’s children is getting married for the second time. We are invited to this wedding, as we were to the first one. We like the groom and new bride to be – and their family – very much. We may go, but we are not sure yet.

If we decide not to go, what is the custom on gifts for a second wedding, as we did a lot for the first wedding. I do not feel we...

Need help

Dear Queenie,

Our son will be going away to college in September and we were pleased that he would be separated...

Worried mom

Dear Queenie,

My teenage daughter has gained a lot of weight recently and I’m starting to get worried she will...

Fed up

Dear Queenie,

A few of us friends used to get together now and then and go out to dinner, but some of the others...

Changing careers

Dear Queenie,

When I started college I thought I wanted to be a doctor and I took the required pre-med courses. But...

Undecided

Dear Queenie,

I live alone and I’ve been thinking about getting a pet, a dog or a cat to keep me company, but I...

Worried aunt

Dear Queenie,

My sister’s children are so spoiled!

They have a tantrum if things aren’t just the way they...

Disgusted

Dear Queenie,

My mother has her favourite grandchildren that she praises all the time and does things with and gives...

Teenager

Dear Queenie,

My parents used to help me out when I had a problem but not anymore. They just get mad when I ask...

Worried son

Dear Queenie,

My mother treats me and all my brothers and sisters, who are all grown up and out on our own for...

Frustrated

Dear Queenie,

My mother retired and went on pension recently and now she spends a lot of time at our house and...

Unhappy wife

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend got me pregnant when we were going together and I have to give him his due, he married...

Reader in Canada

Dear Queenie,

I read your article every time I read The Daily Herald online in Canada.

In regard to the article...

Scared passenger

Dear Queenie,

My husband is not a good driver. He drives too fast, drives up too close to the car ahead and passes...

Feeling short-changed

Dear Queenie,

After my mother died I sold her car to some friends of mine. Some time afterward they mentioned that...

Bereaved

Dear Queenie,

My father died not too long ago and while everyone gave me their condolences I have noticed that they...

Protective father

Dear Queenie,

My wife’s grandmother’s husband used to molest her when she was little. She told her mother about...

Sad daughter

Dear Queenie,

My mother is a perfectionist and nothing I have ever done was good enough to satisfy her. After a...

Suspicious wife

Dear Queenie,

The single lady who lives next door has the habit of asking my husband for help when something goes...

Puzzled and perplexed

Dear Queenie,

A favorite lady friend of mine is suffering from what I call the Madame Butterfly syndrome. Living...

Puzzled sister

Dear Queenie,

I’ve been dating the guy who was my sister’s boyfriend years ago when they were in high school...

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Notices October 16
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