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Lauren Keene

No, not jealous at all …

Dear Annie: My mother-in-law has decor that was personalized for her by my husband’s long-term ex-girlfriend. Every time I go to her house, it’s the first thing I see and it really bothers me. The problem is, I don’t feel I can say anything to her because after all, it’s her house and the decorating […]

Getting together with the grandmas

Dear Annie: I live in the same town as two friends from high school. One of these friends married right out of high school and starting having children. My other friend and I both went to college together, and then she also married and started her family. Neither of these women had a career outside […]

Make her love me again

Dear Annie: I know I have my faults, but I can’t figure out why my wife suddenly hates me. She has said so. We have been married for 25 years and it’s like a light switch flicked. At first, I didn’t quite get it and didn’t respond well (arguing and shouting at her). But when […]

‘Minor’ seizures, Mom … minor

Dear Annie: I have epilepsy with very minor seizures that occur roughly once every three weeks. Because I am currently unemployed, I am forced to live at home with my parents as I search for another job. Even though I am over 30, my mother wants me to stay at home unless I have a […]

What we endure for our pets

Dear Annie: I was going out of town on business for a week, and a couple I know jumped at the chance to house sit. I offered to let them stay at my place in exchange for taking care of my cat. I asked in advance what staples they would want, so they wouldn’t have […]

Remember those who served

Dear Annie: Thank you once again for providing me the opportunity to reach out and thank our citizens for the care and support they provide to our veterans. Each year, Americans participate in the National Salute to Veteran Patients by visiting and volunteering at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities and by sending letters […]

Happy to shut herself off

Dear Annie: I’m at my wits’ end with my wife of 30 years. I think she’s delusional. I am five years older than she is, but she insists that she looks older. She claims she is fat and ugly, so she no longer wants to go out with friends, go to a movie or out […]

He’s great, but …

Dear Annie: My fiancé and I became engaged a year ago. He has many good qualities: He is really sweet most of the time, and he is a good provider. He takes me on nice trips and buys me lovely presents. He even rubs my feet and cooks for me. However, there are three bad […]

Comfortable, but no affection

Dear Annie: When I met my husband many years ago, he had just returned from Vietnam. His mind was shaky, and he was a chain smoker and a serious alcoholic. We have maintained a comfortable, peaceful relationship. I could not tolerate drunkenness, so he stopped. But what seemed left was an unaffectionate, unemotional robot. He […]

Past intruding on present

Dear Annie: Several years ago, I had a much talked about affair with an older married man at my office. It lasted for several years. I was single at the time, and I met him at a very low period in my life. He told me I was smart, pretty and fun to be with. […]

The foundation of any good marriage

Dear Annie: I’d like to know if this is considered spousal abuse. A young couple become born-again Christians. The husband decides he wants to go back to school to become a minister. He quits his corporate job and moves his family out of state. His wife supports him and the children for four years as […]

This is eating her up

Dear Annie: A friend of mine has Type 2 diabetes and an eating disorder. Recently, she visited the doctor and her blood pressure and blood sugar levels were extremely high. The doctor spoke to her about the consequences of her diet, and after the visit, she spoke to his nurse. She was told that if […]

What does the doctor know?

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been trying to conceive for three years, with no luck. I’ve tried almost everything there is over the counter, and I can’t seem to bring myself to see a doctor. I’m afraid he’ll tell me there is something wrong with one of us and we’ll resent each other. […]

Love is blind, but not deaf

Dear Annie: Please help me before I pull my hair out. I am 40 and have been married for the last eight years to a man I love more than I thought possible. We have a good relationship. We are open and talk often. My dilemma is that he complains all the time about aches […]

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