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Dear Diane Column — June 4, 2011

Dear Diane, I have been with my boyfriend for over 4 years. We hardly see each other and it is getting worse. He says he loves me, but it is always some excuse. He says to be patient but...

Dear Diane Column — May 23, 2011

Dear Diane, I’m up for a promotion that is very important to me. I’ve been passed over before, and I feel like it’s my turn, but the other person who wants the position is “differently qualified,” meaning she has...

Dear Diane Column — May 7, 2011

Dear Diane, I was adopted at birth, and I searched for many years to find my birth parents. I was really disappointed to find out my Mom died in a car accident soon after I was born. I met...

Dear Diane Column — April 23, 2011

Dear Diane, My family is in an uproar, and everyone is upset. My brother died recently and left his estate to all of us siblings equally. My problem is this. My younger sister is a drug user, so giving...

Dear Diane Column — April 9, 2011

Dear Diane, My husband of 4 years seems romantic, but sometimes does some weird things.  This year for Valentine’s Day, he arrived home after work with a single stem orange variegated rose. Not a color I would have ever...

Dear Diane — March 26, 2011

Dear Diane, As a single woman, I try and keep my spirits up about the future, but I wonder if anyone will ever love me. I know I’m a bit different, in that I like old fashioned ways of...

Dear Diane — March 12, 2011

Dear Diane, I have been in love with my boss for years. He’s kind, respectful, very generous, smart, and funny. Unfortunately, he’s married. I can’t help thinking that he and I are supposed to be together. He’d never cheat...

Dear Diane — February 26, 2011

Dear Diane, I’ve been with the same man for several years, and we have talked about getting married. I love him, but I’m not sure I’m “in love” anymore. I used to feel so excited whenever we were together,...

Dear Diane — February 12, 2011

Dear Diane, When I was in college, my parents split up and they gave my dog Sasha to a friend of theirs. I was really upset, as they didn’t realize how much I loved her. I think about her...

Dear Diane — January 29, 2011

Dear Diane, I’d like to start a meet-up group of other single mothers like myself, but I’m not sure how to handle my friend, Julia. We have known each other for eight years, and she is a true friend....