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Help! 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.
Dear Prudence: The “Cat-astrophe” EditionMy wife says I love our cat more than her, and I think she might be right. Help!
Fake It to Make ItPrudie advises a letter writer whose friend wants to fabricate her résumé to get a job.
A Hit at the PartyPrudie advises a letter writer ostracized for saying a birthday girl needed a birthday spanking.
Help! 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.
Dear 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!
Here We Gonad AgainPrudie advises a man whose brother wants him to donate sperm a second time, for his second marriage.
You Belong With MePrudie counsels a woman whose husband ruined her friendship in order to “get her back.”
Help! My Mansplaining Boyfriend Keeps Telling Me I’m Doing It Wrong.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Dickensian” EditionMy sibling insists she suffered an abusive childhood that I just don’t remember. Help!
Dear Prudence: The “Death of the Ego” EditionHelp! How do I tell my friends and family I’m upset they bailed on my big birthday?
Worth the WeightPrudie advises a letter writer whose friend became very attractive after losing 100 pounds.
Help! My Extremely Unreliable Sister Applied for a Job at My Company.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Gravity Is Mad at You” EditionHow do I convince my partner that my autism can’t be cured?
Photo ChoppedPrudie counsels a woman whose guy friend used to photo-edit her head on other women’s bodies.
Part-Time MotherPrudie counsels a letter writer wondering whether to give a troubled ex joint custody.
Help! I Caught My Fiancé Abusing My Blind Dog.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Couldn’t Help ItPrudie advises a letter writer who tried to assist a woman getting into her wheelchair and made her cry.
From Worm to BookMy husband cheated on me while I was pregnant, and now I just read when he’s around.
No BacksiesPrudie counsels a man who told his wife he hoped she miscarried, but now loves their child.