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Once and Future Flame
How do I tell my ex and kids I want to be with the woman I had an affair with?
Help! I Got Pregnant. Then My Lying Sister Claimed She Was Too.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Missing the Point” EditionPrudie stages an intervention with a woman who can’t quite admit that she’s a stalker.
Insult to InjuryPrudie counsels a woman whose father called her an “idiot” for not reporting her rape at the time.
Just Being HonestPrudie advises a letter writer whose wife is upset at being compared unfavorably to previous exes.
Help! I Think My Husband’s Poor Judgment Put Our Kids in Danger. Am I Overreacting?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “How Long?” EditionMy fiancée’s mother is sick. Does that mean she has to live with us forever?
Limited-Time OfferPrudie advises a woman not ready for kids, but whose boyfriend’s frozen sperm will expire soon.
Fabric of His LifePrudie counsels a woman wondering whether her boyfriend’s lingerie collection hints at something more.
Help! My Husband’s New Co-Worker Is His Old Mistress.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Good Intentions” EditionWhat to do when your stepfather tries to “boost your confidence” by telling you how hot you are.
Dear Prudence: The “Anger Management” EditionI secretly had a child with my pastor and gave her up for adoption. Do I tell her his name and ruin his life?
She’ll Come AroundPrudie advises a gay woman whose straight guy friend keeps bringing up “date ideas.”
I Before WePrudie advises a letter writer whose sister’s refusal to spell correctly is having deleterious family effects.
Help! My Mom Turns Pleasant Holidays Into Emotionally Charged Sympathy Sessions.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Either/Or” EditionBinary choices, a Prudie impostor, and the limits of civility after Trump.
Evil JoyPrudie counsels a woman who can’t help but feel happy that her cheating ex and his mistress got in a car accident.
Help! My Adult Stepdaughter Frightens My Kids.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
That’s No EmojiPrudie advises a man whose aunt saw a photo of genitalia on his phone and won’t let it go.