Psychologist Jay Cherney launched DadLab in late 2016. The idea, he says, was to make a space parallel to the refuge and sisterhood many women find in mommies' groups, a place for men to talk frankly about...
ARIES (March 21-April 19). This is a balancing act between openness and vigilance. As it is with tightrope walkers, special tools (e.g., the right shoes and a flexible horizontal rod) can help you maintain the equilibrium.
DEAR ABBY: I have a 59-year-old brother-in-law who has always been a "proud bachelor." He isn't a rich, handsome, George Clooney-type bachelor, but a hand-to-mouth, burping, uncouth "Shallow Hal" kind of bachelor. He befriended a woman with four daughters, paying most of his attention...
It started as a summer fling, but it turned serious.
"I just want to thank you for writing this comic," said Siani Colon, a 19-year-old journalism student at Temple University. "After reading it, I decided to take a major in Latino studies."
ARIES (March 21-April 19). In order to celebrate what is, you'll have to let go of what you thought it would be. This shouldn't be hard, as there's much about the way things are that suits you better than you'd dreamed.
DEAR ABBY: A dear friend has been battling cervical cancer. Her condition has left her dependent on a colostomy bag. She's not shy about discussing it on Facebook and in public, where she speaks loudly. I have tried to be understanding and supportive, but there are limits.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you try to do good things or beautiful or truthful or interesting things no matter what the outcome, at least you're doing something worthwhile.
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been happily married for two years. We both want biological children later, when the timing is right.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your purpose needn't be lofty to be great. To grow something or someone, to get along, to give smiles these are purposes that will make a better world.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Like a hot air balloon, you'll reach new heights with a combination of wind, fire and the willingness to release a sandbag or two. Get ride of the baggage.
DEAR ABBY: I got a stepdad when I was a young teen. He never tried to replace my dad, and was very respectful of that relationship. I didn't regard him as a father figure, but more as a relative, friend, and a good man who has done a lot of good for my family.
DEAR ABBY: My very best friend growing up was repeatedly raped by her father from around age 13. She told me when we were 17. I reported it to a policeman, but back then, they couldn't do anything unless she reported it. She refused in order to protect her mother.