Dear Prudence
May 21 2014 1:56 PMDear Prudence: Online Friends vs. IRL FamilyWhy can’t anyone understand how close I am with my Internet friends?
May 19 2014 3:25 PMNo One Will BelieveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who fears telling anyone her brother-in-law came on to her would tear the family apart.
May 14 2014 12:33 PMDear Prudence: Sleepless at the In-LawsIs it rude to buy family a new guest bed so I can sleep better when I visit?
May 12 2014 3:23 PMEverybody’s a CriticIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a happily married college grad whose parents still see her as a failure.
May 8 2014 4:40 PMDear Prudence Talks Moms, Moms-in-Law, and MoreA Slate Plus exclusive: Listen to the Dear Prudence Mommy Dearest event, recorded live in Washington, D.C.
May 7 2014 2:26 PMDear Prudence: Hygiene at 35,000 FeetWhy won't men flush, even on an airplane?
May 5 2014 3:02 PMSweat TheftIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on the workplace theft of used gym underthings.
April 30 2014 4:42 PMDear Prudence: Does Having Sex Mean “Relationship?”A woman accused me of cheating, though we were never exclusive.
April 28 2014 3:03 PMBurning LoveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man driven to lustful extremes by his wife’s habit of going naked when she gets “overheated.”
April 23 2014 12:09 PMDear Prudence: Rude Questions About EthnicityWhat do I tell people who don't believe I'm from California?
April 21 2014 3:14 PMBlood Test of LoveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband won’t feel affection for their child without proof he’s the dad.
April 17 2014 6:00 AMFleece UWe can’t afford our son’s private college tuition. Should we go into debt?
April 15 2014 6:00 AMMan UpIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who thinks the bedroom is the one place her husband should take charge.
April 10 2014 6:00 AMNaked FearMy fiancée has never seen me in the buff. What will she think?
April 8 2014 6:00 AMHis Kids, Her BurdenIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man whose second wife doesn’t love his children.
May 20 2014 6:00 AMMistaken EcstasyIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose daughter overheard her having sex—and thought she was being slapped.
May 15 2014 6:00 AMLies and ConsequencesMy teacher lost her job because I said she hurt me. It wasn’t true.
May 13 2014 6:00 AMYou Talkin’ to Me?In a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who likes to think out loud—and gets flak from her boyfriend for it.
May 9 2014 11:29 AMMothers-in-BrawlThe worst mothers-in-law in Dear Prudence history—and why they have such a bad reputation.
May 8 2014 6:00 AMMama, Didn’t Mean to Make You CryA capricious mother figure, an unequal bequest, and cheap body disposal—just in time for Mother’s Day.
May 6 2014 9:00 AMSwing This WayIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a couple who can hear their neighbors’ active sex life—and wonder if they’d share it.
May 1 2014 6:00 AMRear View HorrorI was sexually abused at 14. Years passed, and he now has a family. Is it too late to say something?
April 29 2014 6:00 AMHere Today, Pawned TomorrowIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who already sold the jewelry her mother-in-law now wants back.
April 24 2014 6:00 AMA Is for AmenWe stopped our kid’s teacher from conducting class prayer, and now our Southern town hates us.
April 22 2014 6:00 AMInvoluntary ServiceIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend’s parents are planning a wedding for them against their will.
April 17 2014 1:51 PM“I’ve Never Told Anyone This Story the Way I’m Telling You”What happened when Dear Prudence reached out to her readers about their stories of family abuse.
April 16 2014 1:00 PMDear Prudence: My Wife Should CheatShe’s out of my league. Am I holding her back?
April 14 2014 2:58 PMThe Un-GiverIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose boyfriend gave her a tooth for their anniversary.
April 9 2014 1:32 PMDear Prudence: Office Food MoochA co-worker eats all the snacks we bring without ever contributing.
April 7 2014 2:59 PMWeak WillIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on a wealthy, negligent father’s skimpy bequest.