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Dear Carolyn: How do men feel about dating a woman who has had breast cancer? I have three scars and it’s been very hard for me to get back out there to start dating again.…

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a longtime GERD sufferer and have used omeprazole for years. I have tried everything else over 50 years, with limited success. I tried a product containing caraway oil and menthol…

Dear Carolyn: My mom is a first-time grandmother and refers to my niece as “my baby.” I can tell it irks my brother and sister-in-law, but they don’t say anything.  Other than when she asks…

Dear Carolyn: My sister’s daughter, “Abbie,” and my daughter, “Karen,” have always been very close. So when Abbie asked Karen to be her maid of honor and officiate at the ceremony, Karen was thrilled. At…

This fall has been a pretty good one so far weather wise in my opinion.  But it won’t be long and winter will be upon us. Before the bitter cold hits, a couple of lawn…

Dear Carolyn: I am retired but my husband still works. What is the kindest way to tell my mateless friends to quit phoning me around dinner? I understand 5 p.m. is the time of day…

Dear Carolyn: I’m a late-40s professional woman with a drinking problem. I keep a job and have a successful career and happy family, but I drink too much and have for some time. Corona lockdown…

Dear Dr. Roach: Where should the top of my compression stocking be? I was told by the salespeople that the top should be about two inches below the bend in the knee. But there is…

Dear Carolyn: Halloween costuming seems to have gotten more complex over the years with a number of people being offended for reasons I cannot comprehend. Additionally, I have two foreign exchange students living with me…

Dear Carolyn: I’m mom to a delightful 3-year-old who is engaging, smart and shows me a new way to look at the world daily. But lately everything feels so HEAVY. He wouldn’t take the field…