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For August 28, 2017

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Aug. 23 2017 4:34 PMFound and LostI finally met my biological father, but my mom wants me to forget him.
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Aug. 22 2017 5:28 PMCan Music Be “Gay”? A Musicologist Listens for Identity in Provincetown.
The Kids
Aug. 22 2017 5:55 AMGo Ahead, Heap Rewards on Your KidParents are told stickers and trinkets for good behavior will ruin their children—but the research is wildly misunderstood.
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Aug. 17 2017 9:36 AMKissing CousinI found raunchy photos of my cousin on her husband’s blog. Should I tell her?
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Aug. 15 2017 11:10 AMLet Them Eat iPadsPrudie counsels a letter writer who resents other shoppers at the food bank because they appear less needy.
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Aug. 14 2017 1:00 PMWe Don’t Know Nearly Enough About LGBTQ Health. A Massive New Study May Change That.
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Aug. 10 2017 9:00 AMMaybe It’s Not YouI’m a woman, and my law firm said I won’t make partner unless I “smile more.”
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Aug. 9 2017 12:06 PMHelp! My Fiancé’s Daily Porn Habit Bothers Me.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Aug. 7 2017 6:03 PMBurnt ToastPrudie advises a maid of honor whose wedding speech offended the groom and jeopardized her friendship with the bride.
The Vault
Aug. 4 2017 8:00 AMA Cheerful American Cookbook Memorializing the 1948 Berlin Blockade
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Aug. 3 2017 6:00 AMColleagues With BenefitsHow can I get my (older, married) co-worker to hook up with me again?
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Aug. 2 2017 12:04 PMWhy the Lesbian Classic Desert Hearts Is Still Radical, a Quarter-Century Later
Gaming
Aug. 1 2017 1:49 PMATEMOYA to CUSHATS to SCIRRHITwo of the world’s greatest Scrabble players break down the best game at the North American championship.
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Aug. 1 2017 8:35 AM“Unit Cohesion,” the Trump Administration’s Rationale for the Trans Military Ban, Was Always Fake
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Aug. 23 2017 12:00 PMHelp! My Boyfriend Cried All Week Because He Was Afraid of the Eclipse.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Aug. 22 2017 10:36 AMHold One’s PeacePrudie counsels a letter writer whose sister seems intent on marrying her lying, unfaithful, thieving fiancé.
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Aug. 21 2017 3:17 PMDeathbed AffairPrudie advises a woman whose husband is sleeping with his best friend’s wife—while his friend is dying.
The Vault
Aug. 18 2017 11:20 AMOne Record of General Pershing’s Quite Cordial Relationship With Filipino Muslims
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Aug. 16 2017 1:47 PMHelp! An Old Friend Killed Himself. Should I Reach Out to His Girlfriend?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Aug. 14 2017 4:23 PMForestalling the RoutinePrudie advises a letter writer who wants to convince a brother to leave his newborn son uncircumcised.
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Aug. 9 2017 12:40 PMWhy the First Lawsuit Against Trump’s Trans Troops Ban Is So Ingenious
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Aug. 8 2017 12:20 PMPlaying Daddy?Prudie counsels a man whose girlfriend is jealous of the attention he gives to two orphaned relatives.
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Aug. 7 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor August 7, 2017
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Aug. 3 2017 2:01 PMAmericans Overwhelmingly Support Open Transgender Military Service
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Aug. 2 2017 1:59 PMHow Stigma Against Trans People and the Mentally Ill Poisons Our Politics and Culture
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Aug. 2 2017 11:54 AMHelp! My Wife Has Stage 4 Cancer. Is It Terrible to Hope That She Goes Quickly?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Aug. 1 2017 12:10 PMThe Fight Against Mississippi’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Isn’t Over
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Aug. 1 2017 6:00 AMRekindled RomancePrudie counsels a mother who’s fallen hopelessly back in love with an old college friend.

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