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Dear Prudence: The “Unconditional Love” Edition
Questions of morality, decency, and the struggle to be your best self.
Help! I Don’t Want a Divorce—I Just Want to Stop Having Sex With My Wife.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Butt Out” EditionSo your friends are irresponsible parents. How bad does it need to get before you call the cops?
Pushed Out the DoorPrudie offers counsel about a mother who withheld medicine and food from the letter writer’s dying father.
Man of My DreamsPrudie advises a woman who wants to leave her husband to start a family with her gay best friend.
Help! I Want to Sleep With Other People. Do I Have to Give My Partner a Hall Pass Too?Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Transactional Relationships” EditionPrudie talks insurance fraud in the family, green card marriages, and pronoun abuse at the office.
Dear Prudence: The “Sisters!” EditionPrudie talks sister pet drama, sister college drama, and sister bullying drama.
Nothing but a Number?Prudie advises a letter writer whose 66-year-old mother is moving in with her hot 30-year-old boyfriend.
Help! My Husband’s Family Won’t Forgive Me for Cheating on Him. Should I Say Something?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Don’t SpeakPrudie counsels a woman whose co-worker kept coming over to fool around but never talked about it.
Love and RejectionPrudie advises a letter writer who went homeless as a teen—with no help from a wealthy family.
Color Me BadPrudie advises a woman whose boyfriend has a tattoo that rates every woman he’s slept with.
Help! My Boyfriend Cheated on Me—but We Were on a Break.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Fear for a Black BabyPrudie counsels a black man whose white girlfriend has become too scared of having a child together.
Love HurtsPrudie counsels a letter writer who thinks a tumultuous relationship may be worth the pain.
Help! My Catholic Mom Is Trying to Guilt Me Back Into the Church.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Just When I Thought I Was OutPrudie counsels a woman who left her daughter as a baby—only to hear from her years later.
Dear Prudence: The “Is This a Real Question?” EditionWhat do you do when your gay son wants to go to a religious college?