DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law was a drug addict for most of my wife’s life. Because of this, my wife refuses to use any addictive substances, including alcohol.
DEAR ABBY: My wife, a convert to reform Judaism, died this past year. The day before she passed, while she was in a coma, Roman Catholic family members asked if they could bring in a priest.
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I raised two children — a son who is a successful doctor and a daughter who is a multipost-grad botanist.
DEAR ABBY: I am ashamed to admit this, but years ago I had an affair with a married man. His wife had no idea, but all of his friends knew about it.
DEAR ABBY: I found out a month ago that my wife and my best friend had a relationship 40 years ago when we were in our 20s.