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Left Holding the Baby
Prudie counsels a woman asked to care for the child her ex-husband had with his affair partner.
Where Do You Get Off?My wife always said she couldn’t orgasm during sex. But she can—just not with me.
“If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.”Dear Prudence and The Gist follow up with “Creeped Out,” a letter writer with an unfriendly co-worker.
Home InvasionPrudie advises a letter writer whose parents are moving close enough to stop by anytime.
Happy Birthday, You’re Going to DiePrudie advises a letter writer whose elderly friend was ambushed with an end-of-life form at a party.
The Silent GoodbyeI might be dying. Should I tell my friends, or spare them the pain of saying farewell?
Something Old for Something NewThis special weddings season, we’ve collected the best Dear Prudence wedding advice from past chats.
Staying for Mr. RightIf I move away from a great guy I’m not ready to marry, will I regret it later?
Black and White IssueMy white wife won’t let us use a black sperm donor because it’s “safer” not to.
Lipstick on a KidPrudie counsels a young woman who put makeup on her nieces—to their mother’s chagrin.
My Boyfriend Crossed the LineI dumped my man after I found out he got a drink with a flirtatious colleague.
Biological FavoritesPrudie counsels a man whose wife wants to take her son on a vacation and not his kids.
Obligation to an Ailing PetMy cat has a terminal illness. Should I cancel my two-week European tour to stay by his side?
My Baby Just Cares for MePrudie counsels a letter writer whose wife is crushed that the baby doesn’t like her as much.
A Question of Art and CommerceWould it be callous to try to sell a dead friend’s art to his family for money I need?
Summer Vacation With the In-LawsMy husband’s mother cries because we’re splitting time with other family members.
Sins of the FleshPrudie advises a letter writer dating a man who had an unsavory reputation at his religious Southern school.