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Graphic realities of physical abuse.

TRIGGER WARNING! DO NOT READ MY COMMENTARY ON THIS LETTER IF GRAPHIC DEPICTIONS OF PHYSICAL ABUSE UPSET YOU!!! I WON’T BE OFFENDED!! 

Dear Amy: I am so angry with my mother.

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Relationships of all kinds tonight!

Dear Annie: Not long ago, I got out of a relationship with an ex who was sometimes physically abusive to me. It was a nasty relationship with an even nastier breakup.

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Undue touching.

Dear Amy: What do you make of a co-worker (and casual friend) who is forever finding something requiring her assistance — with my outfit, face or hair?

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Dear Amy: When my elderly parents were living in an assisted-living facility, both my older sister and brother lived nearby. My father earned a very good living and was a meticulous planner.

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Seduced by notoriety.

Dear Amy: My husband works construction and was injured on the job. He was placed in a rehabilitation center for three months.

Between my visits, I took care of our home and our two toddlers.

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So tired.

Dear Amy: I’m a 30-something whose parents (both in their 60s) are on the edge of divorce. Their marital discord has affected me my whole life.

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Losing my religion.

Dear Amy: I am the grandmother of three children (3-year-old twins, and a 5-year-old).

My son and his wife are divorcing after nine years of marriage.

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