For Better or For Worse® originally ran from 1979-2008. If you haven't read the entire strip, these pages may contain spoilers. Check out this page for an introduction to the strip, and an explanation of what you're seeing in newspapers today.
The "Early Years" content below is current with the strips presently running in the newspapers and on our Strip Fix page. The "Later Years" stuff represents the Pattersons and friends as they were when the strip wrapped—if you don't know the whole story, you might want to skip this section for now!