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Dear Diane Column — October 22, 2011

Dear Diane, I feel like I’m a failure at fifty. I started out in a payroll position almost thirty years ago, and I’ve been with the same company for most of that time. When I was starting out, we...

Dear Diane Column — October 8, 2011

Dear Diane,  I recently started a deluxe gift basket service with a very close friend. We have done everything on a handshake, and I just assumed that she’d do half the work. She works during the day, so I...

Dear Diane Column — September 24, 2011

Dear Diane, My brother has had a drug problem for many years and recently he went into rehab. I want to be supportive of him, but I’ve seen him go through this before, and I don’t trust that he...

Dear Diane Column — September 11, 2011

Dear Diane, In the 70’s I met my Prince Charming…he literally took my breath away. I dated him for a while, and then as fate would have it, he remarried his ex wife. My heart was broken. Thirty seven...

Dear Diane Column — August 27, 2011

Dear Diane, I am disturbed by dreams I have of my mom. She’s been gone for many years and yet it feels very real. She had issues with drugs and eventually died from them. When I see her in...

Dear Diane Column — August 13, 2011

Dear Diane, There’s a woman in my office that is constantly in everyone’s business. I cringe every time I smell her perfume, which is another problem. She seems intent on studying what everyone is doing and then telling tales...

Dear Diane Column — July 30, 2011

Dear Diane, When I was in school, I had a really bad reputation. I was a very angry girl, but that’s another story. I slept around with whoever was available, and I got drunk really often. I had no...

Dear Diane Column — July 16, 2011

Dear Diane,  My husband was molested by a male family member when he was only ten years old. The family member is dead, but his sister and nieces are still alive. I am so angry for my husband, and...

Dear Diane Column — July 2, 2011

Dear Diane, I see the same man every day when I go to the office. He works in my building. When I first saw him, I had an amazing feeling of peace, like I had seen a long lost...

Dear Diane Column — June 18, 2011

Dear Diane, My boyfriend and I have been together for six years, and have been talking the entire time about marriage. We always say stuff to each other about the future, and how we are going to have a...