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Dealing with a girlfriend's punitive behavior

Dear Carolyn • I am in a long-distance relationship and I recently had a birthday. My fiancee is working overseas, and on my birthday, she never got to wish me a happy birthday. She knew the date and didn’t forget. When I asked her about it, she claimed she was angry at a conversation we had the pr… Read more

Meddling parents want son to marry

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Carolyn Hax: My boyfriend and I are planning to marry, but he doesn't want to discuss kids

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Visitation will include meeting mom's live-in beau

Dear Abby • I am going through a nasty divorce. My sons, ages 4, 11 and 12, live with my husband, 1,000 miles away. They will be with me for summer vacation. This will be the longest stay they will have with me, and I am excited and nervous at the same time. Read more

Dear Abby: Man uses family gas money to buy birthday party tattoo

Dear Abby • My family just came back from a relative’s after a weekend visit. The occasion was a birthday party, and he had a tattoo artist come over. My boyfriend — the father of our 14- and 3-year-olds — spent our last $100 and went ahead and got himself a tattoo! We aren’t rich, and we had to bo… Read more


Not a dry eye in the house this week for our favorite STL bridal Instagrams!

Each week, St. Louis' Best Bridal will share some our favorite STL wedding Instagram posts. Here's a look at the photos. Read more



Bobby and Janet Coker and Mark and Kelly Thompson are proud to announce the engagement of their children Amanda Coker and Jordan Thompson. The couple plans a July 2020 wedding.  Read more



James Dixon and Sherry Davis-Dixon are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sierra Dixon, to Derek Johnson. The couple plan to wed September 21, 2019.  Read more



Mike and Nancy Wamble of Kirkwood, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Katherine to Elliot Pears. Ms. Wamble graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in speech, language and hearing sciences. She is an elementary teacher for the Lennox School District in Los … Read more



Megan Cain and Chris Pohle are proud to announce their engagement. Ms. Cain is the daughter of Pete and Patricia Cain of Bourbon, Mo. She is also a graduate of Truman State University. Her future groom is the son of Mike and Debbie Pohle of St. Louis. He graduated from University of Missouri - St. … Read more