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Aug. 8 2016 3:17 PMBuzz KillPrudie advises a letter writer who was electrically shocked by a boyfriend.
Aug. 4 2016 6:00 AMI’m Not Going, ReallyI visited a divorce lawyer just to “see how it works.” Now my wife’s upset.
Aug. 2 2016 8:53 AMScary GodmotherPrudie counsels a letter writer whose kids can’t stand their smothering family friend.
Aug. 1 2016 2:54 PMHelp! My New Boyfriend Can’t Go Five Minutes Without Saying He Loves Me.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 26 2016 5:19 PMDear Prudence: The “Unconditional Love” EditionQuestions of morality, decency, and the struggle to be your best self.
July 25 2016 2:34 PMLove and RejectionPrudie advises a letter writer who went homeless as a teen—with no help from a wealthy family.
July 21 2016 6:00 AMTwo Guys, One CupI asked my brother to be our sperm donor. Huge mistake.
July 19 2016 8:52 AMColor Me BadPrudie advises a woman whose boyfriend has a tattoo that rates every woman he’s slept with.
July 18 2016 2:30 PMHelp! My Boyfriend Cheated on Me—but We Were on a Break.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 13 2016 10:39 AMDear Prudence: The “Regret Baby” EditionWhat to do when your husband shames you for your abortion.
July 11 2016 3:37 PMFear for a Black BabyPrudie counsels a black man whose white girlfriend has become too scared of having a child together.
July 7 2016 6:00 AMElder InterventionMy mother-in-law has dementia and is neglected by everyone, including my husband.
July 6 2016 9:21 AMLove HurtsPrudie counsels a letter writer who thinks a tumultuous relationship may be worth the pain.
July 5 2016 3:45 PMHelp! My Catholic Mom Is Trying to Guilt Me Back Into the Church.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
June 30 2016 6:00 AMTrue ColorsShould we adopt a nonwhite baby to teach my racist family a lesson?
Aug. 8 2016 3:16 PMHelp! Our Friends Want Us to Adopt Their Aggressive Dog.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Aug. 2 2016 2:17 PMDear Prudence: The “You Can’t Treat People That Way” EditionPrudie and guest Jasmine Guillory draw some hard lines.
Aug. 1 2016 2:55 PMWhat’s Lust Got to Do With It?Prudie advises a letter writer whose boyfriend wants to stay together despite not feeling physical attraction.
July 28 2016 6:00 AMDefenselessMy husband beat me and our daughters, and I never left him.
July 26 2016 7:15 AMNever HumpPrudie counsels a woman whose husband stopped initiating sex.
July 25 2016 2:30 PMHelp! I Don’t Want a Divorce—I Just Want to Stop Having Sex With My Wife.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 20 2016 10:49 AMDear Prudence: The “Butt Out” EditionSo your friends are irresponsible parents. How bad does it need to get before you call the cops?
July 18 2016 2:46 PMPushed Out the DoorPrudie offers counsel about a mother who withheld medicine and food from the letter writer’s dying father.
July 14 2016 6:00 AMSpite WeddingMy son eloped and I’m still stuck planning the charade of his nuptials.
July 12 2016 8:49 AMMan of My DreamsPrudie advises a woman who wants to leave her husband to start a family with her gay best friend.
July 11 2016 3:33 PMHelp! I Want to Sleep With Other People. Do I Have to Give My Partner a Hall Pass Too?Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 6 2016 1:00 PMDear Prudence: The “Transactional Relationships” EditionPrudie talks insurance fraud in the family, green card marriages, and pronoun abuse at the office.
July 5 2016 3:46 PMWhite PowPrudie advises a woman whose husband is being criticized for punching her racist uncle.
June 30 2016 10:25 AMDear Prudence: The “Sisters!” EditionPrudie talks sister pet drama, sister college drama, and sister bullying drama.
June 28 2016 9:08 AMNothing but a Number?Prudie advises a letter writer whose 66-year-old mother is moving in with her hot 30-year-old boyfriend.