Dear Prudence
Dear Prudence
Jan. 8 2015 7:30 AMThe Old College SighMy son is floundering at school. Should I withhold his tuition?
Jan. 5 2015 6:00 AMGoading GrannyPrudie advises a man whose now-dying mother enjoys haranguing plus-size loved ones.
Dec. 31 2014 6:00 AMBaggage RestrictionsMy family wants to cancel our remote vacation because I’ll be 36 weeks pregnant.
Dec. 29 2014 2:35 PMTwins in BedPrudie counsels a parent whose son and daughter may be a little too close.
Dec. 24 2014 6:00 AMPhoto BombI found hundreds of explicit pictures of my daughter.
Dec. 22 2014 3:09 PMFather’s ChristmasPrudie counsels a woman uncertain how to mourn her dad’s passing so close to the holidays.
Dec. 17 2014 3:32 PMUnhelpful Holiday Sister-in-LawI’m tired of doing the dishes every Christmas while she plays on her phone.
Dec. 15 2014 3:10 PMFit to Be UntiedPrudie advises a letter writer whose in-laws spend half the day opening Christmas gifts.
Dec. 10 2014 1:28 PMDog-Maligning GrandmotherMy mom tells her grandchildren my dog will bite them if they misbehave.
Dec. 8 2014 3:39 PMThe Gift-Giver ProxyPrudie advises a letter writer expected to do all the Christmas shopping on her mother’s behalf.
Dec. 3 2014 3:57 PMMy Wife Is a SpendthriftShe thinks I’m nuts for wanting to save for retirement.
Dec. 1 2014 2:55 PMButter BrawlPrudie counsels a woman who lost her cool after being fat-shamed at Thanksgiving.
Nov. 26 2014 6:00 AMRed-Letter DayThe notes my dying mother wrote to me a decade ago are haunting my life milestones.
Nov. 19 2014 3:12 PMI Want to Spend Thanksgiving AloneHow do I tell people without provoking pity?
Nov. 17 2014 3:06 PMThe Malevolent MenteePrudie advises a letter writer being blackmailed by a former intern.
Jan. 7 2015 12:44 PMBeer-Fueled BlowhardMy husband starts to brag after a few drinks.
Dec. 31 2014 11:58 AMOverly Possessive Stay-at-Home DadMy husband won’t let me spend time with our son.
Dec. 29 2014 11:30 PMA Year in RevuePrudie revisits her most intriguing letters of 2014.
Dec. 26 2014 9:43 AMPrudence CallingThe most surprising follow-up conversations from a year of Dear Prudence on The Gist.
Dec. 23 2014 6:00 AMCrime at the BalletPrudie advises a parent sworn to secrecy about a daughter’s predatory dance instructor.
Dec. 18 2014 6:00 AMCan’t Take a JokeMy family mercilessly teases to show affection, but my boyfriend doesn’t get it.
Dec. 16 2014 6:00 AMI Saw Mommy Being Santa ClausPrudie counsels a parent who fears that lying about Santa will hurt her daughter.
Dec. 11 2014 6:00 AMRunway BrideI hate my unfashionable—and nonrefundable—wedding dress.
Dec. 9 2014 6:00 AMMy Condolences, Marry MePrudie counsels a woman impatient to pursue a recent widower.
Dec. 4 2014 8:39 AMPresent PainIf my husband doesn’t put more thought into his gifts, I’m going to cry.
Dec. 2 2014 6:00 AMInside JobPrudie advises a woman who fears she’s tempting her husband by employing a hot live-in nanny.
Nov. 26 2014 11:27 AMI’m Adopted, and My Family Is RacistShould I cut ties with my bigoted mother and brother?
Nov. 20 2014 6:00 AMNude BluesMy wife is always naked—and now she’s turning our children into nudists, too.
Nov. 18 2014 6:00 AMCrowning AchievementPrudie advises a woman who wants her 13-year-old stepdaughter present when she gives birth.
Nov. 13 2014 6:00 AMGut ShotWe just found out the midwives helping my wife give birth are rabid anti-vaccinationists.

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