DEAR ABBY: Man’s Girlfriend Fails To Measure Up For Mom

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.

Dear Abby: My son, “James,” is 25 and has been dating his girlfriend for three years. He has brought her over only fi ve times.

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Religion, Pages 9 on 11/17/2012

Really. You're now running Dear Abby columns on your Op-ed page. Is this a new low or a new standard?

Posted by: cdawg

November 18, 2012 at 12:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

It's a new substandard.

Posted by: AlphaCat

November 18, 2012 at 1:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

It's part of the Republican War on Women.
They're trying to bring back the mother-in-law jokes from the '50s.

Posted by: Coralie

November 18, 2012 at 4:20 p.m. ( | suggest removal )