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A Hit at the PartyPrudie advises a letter writer ostracized for saying a birthday girl needed a birthday spanking.
Help! Shouldn’t He Have Told Me About His Open Relationship Before We Started Sleeping Together?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “United Front” EditionMy mother-in-law keeps telling my 9-year-old to give up on school because she’s just going to be a stay-at-home mom. Help!
Here We Gonad AgainPrudie advises a man whose brother wants him to donate sperm a second time, for his second marriage.
You Belong With MePrudie counsels a woman whose husband ruined her friendship in order to “get her back.”
Help! My Mansplaining Boyfriend Keeps Telling Me I’m Doing It Wrong.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Dickensian” EditionMy sibling insists she suffered an abusive childhood that I just don’t remember. Help!
On the Third Day He Will Bring EggsPrudie advises a letter writer who refused to pretend the Easter Bunny is real—and got accused of being anti-Christian.
Blinged RingPrudie counsels a letter writer whose fiancé spent a year’s salary on an engagement diamond.
Help! How Do I Break Up With My Best Friend?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Gravity Is Mad at You” EditionHow do I convince my partner that my autism can’t be cured?
Photo ChoppedPrudie counsels a woman whose guy friend used to photo-edit her head on other women’s bodies.
Part-Time MotherPrudie counsels a letter writer wondering whether to give a troubled ex joint custody.
Help! I Caught My Fiancé Abusing My Blind Dog.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Couldn’t Help ItPrudie advises a letter writer who tried to assist a woman getting into her wheelchair and made her cry.
From Worm to BookMy husband cheated on me while I was pregnant, and now I just read when he’s around.
No BacksiesPrudie counsels a man who told his wife he hoped she miscarried, but now loves their child.
Help! Should I Tell My Siblings Why They’re Not Invited on My Group Vacation?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Anti-Pronoun” EditionAdvice for a writer about gender-neutral pronouns and the singular “they.”
Queer Is as Queer Does?Prudie advises a letter writer whose friend says she’s queer but is married to a man.
Watch That First StepPrudie counsels a letter writer who may have caused a woman to get hit by a car.