Love and Jealousy

Q Dear Miss Abigail: I have been with this young lady for almost two years. Lately, we haven’t been getting along and often disagree with each other. We are now finding out that we are two totally different people. Yet, we still love each other very much. And I have a problem with insecurity and […]

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Letters of Affection

Q┬áDear Miss Abigail: Hello! I’m a seventeen-year-old boy from Norway. For the first time in my life, I`ve met a girl who seems special from all of the other girls. I’m not a good-looking boy (rather normal), but she is the most beautiful girl I have ever seen. She can choose from all of the […]

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About Drinking

“Boys and girls, do practice self-denial and do not drink much soda water either. Remember that soda water is very bad for growing bones and teeth as well as for your stomach. Besides, by taking it, you get into the habit of drinking, and if you must have soda when you are young, you will […]

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1919: Cheerfulness

Since today is mother’s day, I thought I’d bring you a little something from the parenting side of advice books. The following is from one called The Mother’s Book. My own mom has raised me with a cheerful outlook on life, I think, so this one seemed fitting as a way to honor her and […]

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1913: Ventilation

It’s been in the 70s this week in Washington, D.C., which has been lovely (though snow is predicted for Saturday). This has allowed me to turn off the heat and open the windows for the first time in months. I love sleeping with the window open, even if only for these flukey few days. All […]

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