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A Is for Amen
We stopped our kid’s teacher from conducting class prayer, and now our Southern town hates us.
Dear Prudence: Rude Questions About EthnicityWhat do I tell people who don't believe I'm from California?
Blood Test of LoveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband won’t feel affection for their child without proof he’s the dad.
Man UpIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who thinks the bedroom is the one place her husband should take charge.
His Kids, Her BurdenIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man whose second wife doesn’t love his children.
Twin SwapIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man whose girlfriend first slept with his brother—but doesn’t know.
Dear Prudence: Kept Woman, or Just a Good Friend?The much older man I’m dating wants to pay for a lavish trip.
Free Not to Be Child-FreeIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who thinks she might want a baby after all, despite her husband.
Dear Prudence: Mother Who Can’t Tell the TruthMy mother-in-law said she was going to England but stayed in a nearby hotel and bought fake souvenirs.
Poly, Pregnant, and ProudIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman grossed out by her sister’s choice to raise a family with two men.
Dear Prudence: In-Law Facebook FanaticsCan I tell my husband’s family not to put photos of my baby online?
Involuntary ServiceIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend’s parents are planning a wedding for them against their will.
“I’ve Never Told Anyone This Story the Way I’m Telling You”What happened when Dear Prudence reached out to her readers about their stories of family abuse.
The Un-GiverIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose boyfriend gave her a tooth for their anniversary.
Dear Prudence: Recycled GirlfriendI want to end my relationship with a woman. Can I start dating her brother?
The Ideal HusbandIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman debating whether to end her engagement after meeting another man.
Won’t You Be My LoverMy neighbor is the first decent man I’ve known. But what if he doesn’t want me?
Die, Philandering LouseIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who hopes her cheating ex suffers a painful death.
Color Me BadIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man whose wife commissioned a gruesome portrait of him.
Biggest LoserIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend keeps pressing her to shed pounds.