Dear Prudence
Dear Prudence
Feb. 26 2015 6:00 AMGod Hates NagsMy 12-year-old kicks and screams his way to church. Should I stop making him go?
Feb. 24 2015 10:30 AMCutting Dad OffPrudie counsels a widower whose daughter wants him to get a vasectomy.
Feb. 19 2015 10:00 AMThe Real IssueMy husband is infertile, but he’ll only allow a sperm donor if we keep it secret.
Feb. 18 2015 12:03 PMSinking FeelingPrudie counsels a woman who won’t swim with her kids because of body issues.
Feb. 12 2015 6:00 AMTainted ValentineSomeone told my boyfriend I was stealing from him—and he believed it.
Feb. 10 2015 11:23 AMBoudoir HorrorPrudie counsels a woman appalled by the racy professional photos she had taken.
Feb. 5 2015 6:00 AMSilent RightI’m dying of cancer. How do I keep my siblings from speaking at my funeral?
Feb. 3 2015 6:00 AMThe Goodbye GirlPrudie counsels a man whose daughter has given him the cold shoulder since he remarried.
Jan. 29 2015 6:00 AMVery Early RetirementI’m 26 and want to stop working. Can I ask my boyfriend to support me?
Jan. 27 2015 9:30 AMBed TimePrudie advises a mother whose baby won’t sleep through the night, making it hard to have sex.
Jan. 22 2015 8:29 AMShe Had Him FirstMy husband goes on road trips with his mother.
Jan. 21 2015 6:00 AMNo Boys AllowedPrudie counsels a woman whose fiancé won’t let her have a man in her wedding party.
Jan. 15 2015 7:35 AMBaby Is a SecretI raised my children very strictly. How can I ever tell them I put a baby up for adoption as a teen?
Jan. 13 2015 6:00 AMLove in the Time of CancerPrudie counsels a parent whose 16-year-old feels pressured to support her stricken boyfriend.
Jan. 8 2015 7:30 AMThe Old College SighMy son is floundering at school. Should I withhold his tuition?
Feb. 25 2015 2:46 PMBoyfriend Obsessed With ShoweringHe wants me to shower at least twice a day.
Feb. 23 2015 2:59 PMOffice BondagePrudie advises a letter writer whose male boss took the women at work to see Fifty Shades of Grey.
Feb. 18 2015 6:36 PMMiserly RelativesPrudie counsels a woman expected to pay her way at her brother’s child’s birthday party.
Feb. 17 2015 3:03 PMSurprise PackagePrudie advises a woman horrified that her husband’s friend drew a penis on their wedding guestbook.
Feb. 11 2015 3:04 PMMale Pattern CrazinessIn the past decade, no one has seen my balding boyfriend without a hat except me.
Feb. 9 2015 4:04 PMWhat Ceiling?Prudie advises a woman puzzled by reactions to the fact she hasn’t faced much sexism at work.
Feb. 4 2015 1:33 PMUninspiring BoyfriendI’m no longer able to write poetry now that I’m dating someone nice.
Feb. 2 2015 2:55 PMWax OnPrudie advises a mother uncertain whether to let her 11-year-old start shaving her legs.
Jan. 28 2015 3:07 PMTongue-Tied Maid of HonorMy sister’s getting married, but I'm terrified of public speaking.
Jan. 26 2015 3:07 PMThe Lonely GenePrudie advises an introvert who wants to help her daughter make friends at school.
Jan. 21 2015 6:11 PMThe Right to Bear Arms?I want my boyfriend to get rid of his guns if we move in together.
Jan. 20 2015 2:44 PMChoose LifePrudie advises a woman with two special needs sons who wants a third child—with genetic counseling.
Jan. 14 2015 1:00 PMCat-astrophic ChoiceI have to choose between my boyfriend and my pets.
Jan. 12 2015 3:26 PMThe Last Temptation of BobPrudie advises a man who doesn’t trust himself with his wife’s flirtatious sister.
Jan. 7 2015 12:44 PMBeer-Fueled BlowhardMy husband starts to brag after a few drinks.