Round-Trip FlightMy husband disappeared for five weeks and returned without explanation.
Imprudently YoursDoes Dear Prudence read her comments?
Summer Vacation With the In-LawsMy husband’s mother cries because we’re splitting time with other family members.
Sins of the FleshPrudie advises a letter writer dating a man who had an unsavory reputation at his religious Southern school.
Officemate Whistles While He WorksMy co-worker whistles every day, and it’s driving me mad.
Girl TimePrudie offers advice on parents who are forcing their son to be a girl as an experiment.
Missing Family JewelI lost my boyfriend’s heirloom engagement ring.
Nom de FumePrudie advises a letter writer whose husband is constantly outraged by the misspelling of their last name.
Groom With Cold FeetMy fiancé wants to put a hold on our wedding planning, but I thought we’re happy.
Star TreatmentPrudie offers advice on car salesmen pleading for “5-star” reviews.
The Inadvertent SpyI can hear everything my boss says about my co-workers.
Here Come the BridesPrudie advises a woman whose future mother-in-law also wants to wear her wedding dress at the wedding.
Should I Reconcile With My Terrible Father?Dear Prudence calls in on The Gist to counsel a letter writer.
Romantic Triangle at WorkThe woman my boyfriend left me for has applied for a job in my department.
Household NamePrudie advises a woman whose mother wants to take her married last name.
Black and White IssueMy white wife won’t let us use a black sperm donor because it’s “safer” not to.
Mad DadMy 10-year-old daughter is angry all the time, and it’s my fault.
Lipstick on a KidPrudie counsels a young woman who put makeup on her nieces—to their mother’s chagrin.
Genderium Changio!My wife won’t stop calling Harry Potter “Harriet” when she reads to our daughter.
Meals on WheelsPrudie counsels a letter writer whose lunch keeps getting stolen at work—by the CEO.
Big JokeMy fiancé loves to laugh at a website shaming fat people.
Bad BoyPrudie counsels a parent whose teen son has been practicing S&M with his girlfriend.
A Daughter’s ChoiceMy boyfriend and I have sacrificed our future together to care for our sick mothers.
Mother LoathePrudie counsels a woman whose mother-in-law might hope to replace her.
The Time Prudie Got Faked OutShe gets 400 letters a week—and reads them all on her own.
Office Toilet Paper DramaMy co-workers blow through bathroom materials and even leave the water running.
Sad Birthday to YouPrudie counsels a letter writer whose girlfriend wants to disinvite a grieving party guest.
The Marriage Has Two FacesMy wife flirts with my brothers and trashes my sisters-in-law.
Better Left UnsaidPrudie counsels a letter writer who kept a brother’s suicide note secret from their parents.
Who’s Your Mother?My mom thinks she can do a better job with my baby than I can.