Readers seeking advice can contact Dear Abby by mail via her Los Angeles post-office box or online through The online form requires users to enter their contact information, including an address and phone n... More »

The "Dear Abby" column is published in many newspapers and online on its official website, "Dear Abby" is a long-running advice column that was first written in 1956 by Pauline Phillips using the pen name A... More »

"Dear Abby" letters are written by readers of the "Dear Abby" advice column started by Pauline Phillips under the name Abigail Van Buren. As of 2014, the advice column continues and has officially been written by Phillip... More »

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Pauline Phillips, born Pauline Esther Friedman, wrote the Dear Abby advice column under the pen name Abigail Van Buren from 1956 through the late 1980s when her daughter, Jeanne Phillips, began writing the column; Jeanne... More »

Old Dear Abby letters are found online from websites such as; The old letters are sorted by the year of the letter's publication, archived from 1991 until present. Some of the newspapers that feature the Dea... More »

Ann Landers, born Esther Friedman, and Dear Abby, born Pauline Friedman, were twin sisters. The twins began a decades-long feud that began in 1956, when Pauline began her "Dear Abby" column several months after Esther to... More »

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