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She’s the Boss

I fear my friend is being manipulated and emotionally abused by his wife.

May 24 2017 11:53 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor May 30, 2017.
May 23 2017 8:30 AMMarriage Before SexPrudie counsels a woman whose gay best friend has proposed to her.
May 22 2017 2:51 PMHelp! I Told My Mom About My Depression. Now She’s Having a Breakdown.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 17 2017 7:30 AMDear Prudence: The “Cat-astrophe” EditionMy wife says I love our cat more than her, and I think she might be right. Help!
May 15 2017 3:04 PMFake It to Make ItPrudie advises a letter writer whose friend wants to fabricate her résumé to get a job.
May 11 2017 6:00 AMLosing FaceIf I get a nose job, will my daughter think she’s not beautiful?
May 9 2017 9:00 AMA Hit at the PartyPrudie advises a letter writer ostracized for saying a birthday girl needed a birthday spanking.
May 8 2017 2:52 PMHelp! Shouldn’t He Have Told Me About His Open Relationship Before We Started Sleeping Together?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 3 2017 7:15 AMDear Prudence: The “United Front” EditionMy mother-in-law keeps telling my 9-year-old to give up on school because she’s just going to be a stay-at-home mom. Help!
May 1 2017 3:36 PMHere We Gonad AgainPrudie advises a man whose brother wants him to donate sperm a second time, for his second marriage.
April 27 2017 6:00 AMSob SisterI raised my sister after our mother died. Now she’s accusing me of abandoning her.
April 25 2017 9:00 AMYou Belong With MePrudie counsels a woman whose husband ruined her friendship in order to “get her back.”
April 24 2017 3:03 PMHelp! My Mansplaining Boyfriend Keeps Telling Me I’m Doing It Wrong.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
April 19 2017 7:45 AMDear Prudence: The “Dickensian” EditionMy sibling insists she suffered an abusive childhood that I just don’t remember. Help!
April 17 2017 3:50 PMOn the Third Day He Will Bring EggsPrudie advises a letter writer who refused to pretend the Easter Bunny is real—and got accused of being anti-Christian.
May 24 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Death of the Ego” EditionHelp! How do I tell my friends and family I’m upset they bailed on my big birthday?
May 22 2017 2:55 PMWorth the WeightPrudie advises a letter writer whose friend became very attractive after losing 100 pounds.
May 18 2017 6:00 AMWhat Are Friends For?My pal is threatening to humiliate me online.
May 16 2017 8:30 AMNasty HabitPrudie counsels a woman whose husband once refused to talk dirty but now won’t shut up.
May 15 2017 3:03 PMHelp! My Extremely Unreliable Sister Applied for a Job at My Company.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
May 10 2017 10:01 AMDear Prudence: The “Gravity Is Mad at You” EditionHow do I convince my partner that my autism can’t be cured?
May 8 2017 2:53 PMPhoto ChoppedPrudie counsels a woman whose guy friend used to photo-edit her head on other women’s bodies.
May 4 2017 6:00 AMWhat About Mom?I’m about to give birth, but all my in-laws will do is hog the baby.
May 2 2017 10:49 AMPart-Time MotherPrudie counsels a letter writer wondering whether to give a troubled ex joint custody.
May 1 2017 2:49 PMHelp! I Caught My Fiancé Abusing My Blind Dog.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
April 26 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Hardly Working” EditionI secretly love not having a demanding job. Help!
April 24 2017 3:07 PMCouldn’t Help ItPrudie advises a letter writer who tried to assist a woman getting into her wheelchair and made her cry.
April 20 2017 6:00 AMFrom Worm to BookMy husband cheated on me while I was pregnant, and now I just read when he’s around.
April 18 2017 9:15 AMNo BacksiesPrudie counsels a man who told his wife he hoped she miscarried, but now loves their child.
April 17 2017 3:03 PMHelp! Should I Tell My Siblings Why They’re Not Invited on My Group Vacation?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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