Media English Advice Columns. Advice Column A section in the newspaper where readers can write about their problems. They are given advice by an advice columnist on how to solve their problems. Dear Abby “Dear Abby” is one of the oldest and most popular advice columns in the U.S.
Asection in the newspaper where readers can write about their problems. They are given advice by an advice columnist on how to solve their problems.
Jose Alfredo Encinas
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for two years. We recently spent a romantic night complete with dinner, drinks -- the whole shebang -- that he organized.
I know he was a little stressed about money because he mentioned it.
He asked if I could shell out some money, which I did, and when the bill came, he asked me if I could shell out some more.
I was a little upset because I wasn't planning on spending that much. He says he is going to pay me back some of it, and now I just feel bad. I told him I didn't enjoy being put in that situation and things got awkward quickly.
Now I am the one apologizing, and I feel like I ruined our night. Do you think I’m overreacting?
DEAR BROKE: I don't think so. If your boyfriend couldn't afford to pay for the romantic evening, he should have discussed it with you beforehand so you wouldn't be put on the spot.
DEAR LOUD DAD: Yes, I do. And I'm glad you asked me because it's important that you find other ways of relieving your anger than taking it out on your children. It is extremely destructive.