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The Silent Goodbye
I might be dying. Should I tell my friends, or spare them the pain of saying farewell?
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?
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.
A Daughter’s ChoiceMy boyfriend and I have sacrificed our future together to care for our sick mothers.
Office Toilet Paper DramaMy co-workers blow through bathroom materials and even leave the water running.
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.
Nom de FumePrudie advises a letter writer whose husband is constantly outraged by the misspelling of their last name.
Groom With Cold FeetMy fiancé wants to put a hold on our wedding planning, but I thought we’re happy.
Here Come the BridesPrudie advises a woman whose future mother-in-law also wants to wear her wedding dress at the wedding.