Amy Dickinson, East Bay Times

Amy Dickinson

East Bay Times

Freeville, NY, United States

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  • East Bay Times
  • MLive
  • Washington Post
  • lehighvalleylive.com
  • The Denver Post
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  • NJ.com
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • SudburyStar
  • Marin IJ
  • Sun Sentinel
  • The Whig-Standard
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • The Union-Tribune
  • Detroit Free Press
  • The Tennessean
  • IthacaJournal
  • The Fresno Bee
  • and more…

Recent articles by Amy:

Ask Amy: Readers blast Amy’s mushroom advice as ‘atrocious’ and potentially deadly

She acknowledges she ‘missed the mark’ in addressing scary spaghetti sauce. → Read More

Ask Amy: Why is our smart, talented daughter having an affair with a married man?

Her own marriage ended because of infidelity. Yet, here she is → Read More

Ask Amy: Readers horrified by letter from biologist tricked into eating foraged mushrooms

Amy: Yes, it's dangerous, and maybe these aren't really good friends → Read More

Ask Amy responds to reader criticism about recent column

Amy clarifies that foraged mushrooms are dangerous and must be avoided. → Read More

Ask Amy: An abuse survivor wonders about disclosure

... I’ve not told my children the whole truth about my parents. It was awful growing up in a house full of alcohol, anger and abuse. → Read More

Ask Amy: An abuse survivor wonders about disclosure

Dear Amy: My son and daughter are now middle-aged, and my parents have been gone for more than 20 years. → Read More

Ask Amy: An abuse survivor wonders about disclosure

Dear Amy: My son and daughter are now middle-aged, and my parents have been gone for more than 20 years. → Read More

Ask Amy: Is it too late to tell my children the truth about our family?

I’ve worked to overcome the damage, but I suspect it affected them, too. → Read More

Ask Amy: Mom hopes revealing her rough upbringing, traumatic childhood will improve relationship with her son

Since they've grown and moved on, her son has become distant. Would this draw him closer? → Read More

Ask Amy: Should I tell my kids the truth about their grandparents?

A mom wonders whether her adult kids should know the truth about how her parents treated her. → Read More

Ask Amy: Our summer house was a nice retreat until our brother made it his full-time residence

DEAR AMY: Our five family members share ownership of a remote rural summer home. By agreement, each member can stay there up to two weeks a year. ... → Read More

Ask Amy: Country living was great, until brother arrived

Dear Amy: Our five family members share ownership of a remote rural summer home. → Read More

Ask Amy: We’re disgusted with how our brother is using the summer cabin

Our stepmother even gave up her ownership share rather than deal with him. → Read More

Ask Amy: Country living was great, until brother arrived

Dear Amy: Our five family members share ownership of a remote rural summer home. → Read More

Ask Amy: Difficult brother is ruining and hogging family vacation home. Can they kick him out?

The home is owned by 5 family members. Will they need to forcibly evict him? → Read More

Ask Amy: My brother lives in the family vacation home year-round

Reader wants to deal with their brother using the family vacation home year-round. → Read More

Ask Amy: Musician’s ‘heart is not in it anymore’ and wonders whether to tell the band the next gig will be the last

DEAR AMY: We have a very big gig in a couple of months and, because my heart’s not in it anymore and I’ve lived my “rock star” dream, I know that it will be our last. ... → Read More

Ask Amy: Must I forgive his outrageous comments about my father?

My brother’s resentment has led to some truly upsetting statements. → Read More

Ask Amy: I’ve lived my rock star dream and am ready to retire

Dear Amy: A few years ago, I started a rock band with some very talented musicians. → Read More

Ask Amy: Rock star mulls decision on when to tell the band upcoming show will be his last gig

Do you tell them before the last hurrah? Or after? → Read More