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Dear Carolyn: My husband, “Joe,” and I are embarrassingly lucky: We’re used to working from home and not afraid for our jobs, have no family or dear friends we’re acutely anxious for and are doing…

Dear Carolyn: Help! My son and his lifelong friend have had a falling-out. My son was invited to be the best man at his friend’s wedding and started planning and securing clothing. The bride-to-be disapproved…

Dear Carolyn: How should I feel, personally, when extended family do not reply or do video calls during this quarantine? I do send them emails and texts. I’ve been reaching out to them for weeks.…

Trees are a huge asset to the landscape. Did you know that according to research, just three properly placed trees can save between $100 and $250 per year in energy costs? Whether you have just…

Dear Carolyn: My sister-in-law recently opened a now-successful consulting business that provides behavioral therapy for children and young adults. Some of her clients attend the same small private preschool my kids attend. The school adheres…

Dear Dr. Roach: Many seniors, like myself, have received pneumonia shots within the past five years. Since the flu and coronavirus can result in a form of pneumonia in a severe case, would these shots…

Hi, Carolyn: My boyfriend and I are very much in love and plan to settle down, marry and have kids someday. However, his plans change all the time. One minute he says we could move…

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a dedicated reader of your column and appreciate very much your attention to detail. I was surprised to read in my local paper recently that you recommend hand sanitizer over…

Dear Carolyn: I recently separated from my husband of 27 years because he fell out of love with me and in love with a co-worker. Our son may lose his internship due to the pandemic…

Hi, Carolyn: My first cousin “Mimi” divorced her husband last year. As a divorcée myself, who hated to see a loved one go through hell unnecessarily, I reached out to her before the divorce was…