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Dear Prudence: The “Devil’s Advocate” Edition, Part 2Man-whores, the limits of tradition, and why you should always use plasticware at family events.
Help! My Friend Treats My Apartment Like a Hotel, and My Boyfriend Is Sick of It.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Not a Care in the WorldPrudie advises a letter writer whose cousin is a sociopath who stole a friend’s identity.
Focused on the Family?My parents give all their money to loathsome charities but won’t pay for a trip to visit me.
My Door Isn’t Always OpenPrudie counsels a college professor who isn’t sure how to end a too-friendly relationship with a student.
Help! I Never Want to See My Daughter Again. How Do I Tell Her?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Creative Solutions” EditionDeath-obsessed in-laws, ruining your husband’s closest friendship, and charging your friends when you roast them a chicken.
Nothing Like the Real GenePrudie advises a man whose wife thinks her stepchildren don’t count as her kids.
Mum’s the WordPrudie advises a letter writer whose siblings don’t know about their mom’s planned infidelity.
Help! We Live Together. We’re in Each Other’s Wills. Is He Really Just My “Boyfriend”?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Petty Revenge” EditionWhen your parents write you out of their wills, then ask you to host Thanksgiving.
Leave the Guy, Take the BorzoiPrudie counsels a letter writer who wants a doggy prenup in case of divorce.
Dear Prudence: The “Devil’s Advocate” EditionLong-term grudges, marriage as an endurance sport, and the problem of the “benign” racist.
Help! My Friend Yelled at My Child for No Reason.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Acceptance and DenialPrudie counsels a woman whose mother doesn’t understand how she can be gay after being raped.
Help! I Don’t Know if I’m Ready to Be a Mom.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
The Accidental PlaintiffI hit a child with my car and have to sue his parents in order to afford therapy.
Bachelor AgainPrudie counsels a letter writer whose husband wants to live alone for a year—without his kids.