Amy Dickinson, Washington Post

Amy Dickinson

Washington Post

Freeville, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

Ask Amy: My daughter’s husband suddenly said he wants a divorce

Reader’s daughter married her husband who is in the military and moved to his base less than a year ago. Now, he wants to divorce. → Read More

Ask Amy: Partner is offended by tasteless gift

DEAR AMY: My partner, “Chris” just showed me a gift he bought for his adult son. ... → Read More

Ask Amy: Partner is offended by tasteless gift

Dear Amy: My partner, “Chris” just showed me a gift he bought for his adult son. This gift is a “verified” personal calling card once owned by Adolf Hitler (Hitler allegedly gave them out to people he would meet). → Read More

Ask Amy: I told him I found his ‘funny’ gift disturbing, and he got angry

Ask Amy: He resisted my suggestion that he do some soul-searching about his choice. Plus: My partner insists I contact my ex about my friend's death, and I think it's inappropriate. → Read More

Ask Amy: Partner finds purchase of Hitler memorabilia tasteless and troubling

He finds the gift funny and amusing and was offended anyone else would be offended by it → Read More

Ask Amy: Partner is offended by tasteless gift

Dear Amy: My partner, “Chris” just showed me a gift he bought for his adult son. This gift is a “verified” personal calling card once owned by Adolf Hitler (Hitler allegedly gave them out to people he would meet). → Read More

Ask Amy: My partner bought a Hitler artifact to give as a gift

Reader’s partner bought a Hitler artifact as a “funny” gift for their his son. → Read More

Ask Amy: Donor-conceived children should be told

DEAR AMY: I have read advice in your column suggesting that it is wisest to tell children about their adoption starting very young. ... → Read More

Ask Amy: Donor-conceived children should be told

Dear Amy: I have read advice in your column suggesting that it is wisest to tell children about their adoption starting very young. → Read More

Ask Amy: I’m reluctant to tell my wife I want to play basketball

It would require leaving her alone with the kids one night a week, and I don’t want her to feel abandoned. → Read More

Ask Amy: When should kids who were conceived through donation be told their true birth story?

Also, dad would like a night off once a week to play basketball. How should he approach this? → Read More

Ask Amy: Donor-conceived children should be told

Dear Amy: I have read advice in your column suggesting that it is wisest to tell children about their adoption starting very young. → Read More

Ask Amy: Should parents tell their kids they were conceived using donor eggs?

Reader wonders whether their grandchildren should be told they were conceived with a donor’s eggs. → Read More

Ask Amy: Parents looking to nudge thirtysomething-year-old daughter out of their house

Dear Amy: My daughter is 34 years old, single, with no children. She’s intelligent and well educated.Six months ago, she quit her job in another state and moved into our house. ... → Read More

Ask Amy: Our 34-year-old daughter quit her job and moved back home

Dear Amy: My daughter is 34 years old, single, with no children. She’s intelligent and well educated. → Read More

Ask Amy: She’s been freeloading for months, and my husband says let her stay

I think things will just get worse if we don’t push her to move on. → Read More

Ask Amy: Adult daughter’s sloth may be affecting her self-esteem

The 34-year old quit her job and moved in with her parents. And that's it. → Read More

Ask Amy: Parents want to give daughter a nudge

Dear Amy: My daughter is 34 years old, single, with no children. She’s intelligent and well educated. → Read More

Ask Amy: How do I tell my adult daughter she needs to get a job?

Reader’s daughter quit her job and moved back home. It’s been six month and she’s still not looking for a job. → Read More

Ask Amy: Special needs child really needs good uncles

DEAR AMY: I have a 9-year-old special needs child. “Kyle” is high-functioning on the autism spectrum, but doesn’t do well with athletics and other “typical” settings that might help a child fit in, ... → Read More