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Bigot Next Door

Prudie counsels a letter writer shaken by a confrontation with an anti-Muslim neighbor.

May 23 2016 2:46 PMHelp! I’m Going to a Gender-Reveal Party. Do I Really Need to Buy a Gift?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 17 2016 9:05 AMIt Wasn’t All BadPrudie counsels a woman who still misses the husband who destroyed their marriage years ago.
May 16 2016 2:53 PMHelp! I Love My Partner, but I’ve Fallen for Another Guy.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 10 2016 8:40 AMOpen HostilityMy husband is using my past indiscretions to blackmail me into an open marriage.
May 9 2016 3:21 PMHelp! My ADHD Daughter Needs a Reality Check. Should I Kick Her Out of the House?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 3 2016 8:14 AMUnder CoverPrudie counsels a woman who doesn’t want to tell her fiancé she slept in the same bed as a friend.
May 2 2016 2:44 PMYou Don’t Have to Buy Wedding Gifts, Prudie DecreesDear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
April 26 2016 8:53 AMMan of My Middling DreamsPrudie counsels a woman marrying her unsupportive boyfriend just so she can have a family.
April 25 2016 5:14 PMHelp! Should I Tell My Friend That She’s Not a Virgin?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
April 19 2016 8:25 AMThumbs DownPrudie counsels a letter writer whose husband won’t stop picking up hitchhikers.
April 18 2016 3:06 PMHelp! I Found Out My Sister Is About to Lose Her House. Should I Tell Her I Know?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
April 12 2016 9:46 AMPay to PlayPrudie counsels a letter writer whose ex-boyfriend is offering money to hang out again.
April 11 2016 4:36 PMHelp! I Told My Niece to Hide Her Tattoos and Piercings at Work. Am I Body-Shaming Her?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
April 5 2016 6:02 AMWhich Team’s Player?Prudie counsels a woman who wants to date a possibly straight female co-worker.
April 4 2016 3:17 PMHelp! I Feel Like a ’50s Housewife. How Can I Get My Husband to Do His Share of the Chores?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 19 2016 6:15 AMSo Funny I Forgot to LaughMy white in-laws make Asian jokes in front of me—and I’m Asian.
May 16 2016 3:49 PMCut It OutPrudie advises a letter writer whose husband unforgivably spent their vacation mowing the lawn.
May 12 2016 6:00 AMFriends With Ambiguous BenefitsI just had sex with my gay best friend. Is he still gay?
May 9 2016 3:56 PMAnalyze ThisPrudie advises a letter writer who wants to break up with her fiancé via his therapist.
May 5 2016 6:00 AMFamily FirstI caught my fiancé with his sister.
May 2 2016 2:48 PMI Spy With My Leering EyePrudie advises a letter writer who can’t skinny dip without being watched by the neighbor’s kids.
April 28 2016 6:00 AMI Won’t Be Your Father FigureMy boyfriend raised my twins but won’t let them call him “Dad.”
April 25 2016 5:15 PMLost to LustPrudie advises a woman who kicked her husband out for masturbating to a friend’s photo.
April 21 2016 6:00 AMThe Silent SexualityI’m bisexual, but my wife doesn’t want me to talk about it. 
April 18 2016 3:09 PMKitty KillerPrudie advises a letter writer whose husband considers putting the cat to sleep an act of murder.
April 14 2016 10:48 AMBaby, BumpedMy husband refuses to have sex with me while I’m pregnant.
April 11 2016 4:36 PMAll Dogs Go to Heaven AnywayPrudie advises a letter writer whose husband shot the neighbor’s dogs.
April 7 2016 9:30 AMHow Sweet It Almost WasThe man I loved for years has admitted he loved me too—but now we’re married to other people.
April 4 2016 3:40 PMSwipe WrongPrudie advises a woman who hasn’t told her Tinder fling-turned-boyfriend that she has a child.
March 31 2016 8:33 AMTry, Try AgainI haven’t been able to have a second child, but my husband won’t give up.

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