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CJ News & Views

The Ungrateful Children

My husband and I have always believed in an allowance for our children -- we didn't want them to be distracted from school by jobs. But now that they're college students, all they want to do is spend our money like crazy. Why do they do this? -- Betty in Birmingham

The Perpetual Victim

No one in my family supports me. My husband and children will defend everyone under the sun, no matter their fault -- except for me. I give, and I give, and I give ... and get nothing in return. -- Luisa in Lexington

A Bad Day

Creak is in a state of shock.

Don't Text and Drive

Seth learns the hard way: sometimes your hands stop working.

The Missed Appointments

My friend breaks our plans all the time. I've confronted her about this, but she thinks I'm making a mess out of nothing. What should I do? -- Rita in Rohnert Park

The Missing Food

My roommate keeps eating my food and it's driving me mad. What do I do? -- Lilly in Lubbock

The Thank You Card

I send gifts to my son and daughter-in-law, but get no thank you cards in return. To me, this is very rude, and saddening. What do I say? -- Sad Susan

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