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From Worm to Book
My 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.
Help! Should I Tell My Siblings Why They’re Not Invited on My Group Vacation?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Anti-Pronoun” EditionAdvice for a writer about gender-neutral pronouns and the singular “they.”
Queer Is as Queer Does?Prudie advises a letter writer whose friend says she’s queer but is married to a man.
Watch That First StepPrudie counsels a letter writer who may have caused a woman to get hit by a car.
Help! Why Does My Boyfriend Have So Many Wet Dreams?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition, Part 1My dormmate lets his loud alarm ring for hours every morning. Help!
Ghost BusterPrudie advises a letter writer who’s annoyed by a friend who leaves parties without saying goodbye.
Help! A Friend’s Wedding Is the Same Day as My Son’s Birthday.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” EditionThe women in my office always leave pee on the toilet seat. Help!
Dear Prudence: The “Dickensian” EditionMy sibling insists she suffered an abusive childhood that I just don’t remember. Help!
On the Third Day He Will Bring EggsPrudie advises a letter writer who refused to pretend the Easter Bunny is real—and got accused of being anti-Christian.
Blinged RingPrudie counsels a letter writer whose fiancé spent a year’s salary on an engagement diamond.
Help! How Do I Break Up With My Best Friend?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
The Heart Will Go On or ElsePrudie advises a letter writer whose aunt won’t stop asking if Dad has started dating again.
Love of a Good ManhandlerPrudie counsels a letter writer whose boyfriend thinks he can cure claustrophobia with a squeeze.
Help! My Girlfriend Wants to Get Married, but I’m Not Ready.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” EditionIf I leave my narcissistic husband, does that put our children at risk?
Before the Ink Is DryPrudie counsels a letter writer who wants a divorce instead of matching tattoos.
Preaching to the ConvertedPrudie advises a letter writer whose brother hasn’t told his girlfriend he came out as gay.