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I once had an affair with a man now running for office. Should I come forward?

Oct. 15 2014 4:12 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Oct. 20, 2014.
Oct. 14 2014 6:00 AMNo Son of MinePrudie advises a man who discovered his child by surrogate is not biologically his.
Oct. 9 2014 6:00 AMTwist and ShoutMy husband punishes our children far too roughly. What can I do?
Oct. 7 2014 6:00 AMPark the Car in ____ YardPrudie advises a Harvard student embarrassed to say the school’s name.
Oct. 2 2014 6:00 AMCan’t Stomach ItI was shamed for getting gastric bypass surgery. Should I keep the procedure a secret?
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AMDrive-By BountyPrudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
Sept. 25 2014 6:00 AMPorn PaysMy family has no idea all our money comes from adult websites.
Sept. 23 2014 6:00 AMNaked and AfraidPrudie offers advice on whether a young boy should sleep in the same room with his nude grandfather.
Sept. 18 2014 6:00 AMAll Shook UpMy 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
Sept. 16 2014 6:00 AMCan of WormsPrudie offers advice to a letter writer who wants to blackmail a famous ex with tapes of his fetish.
Sept. 11 2014 6:00 AMOne Ugly MotherI used to be beautiful. Then I had a child. Now I’m a troll.
Sept. 9 2014 5:28 PMImprudently YoursLeave a question for Emily Yoffe’s September 11 conversation club. Just don’t come looking for advice.
Sept. 4 2014 6:00 AMThe Snore of LoveMy wife hates sex so much she’d rather be asleep when we do it.
Sept. 2 2014 3:25 PMBack That Seat UpPrudie advises a letter writer who doesn’t let passengers recline their seats on planes.
Aug. 27 2014 2:00 PMDad Who’s Deep in the WeedMy wife wants me to stop smoking pot now that we’ve had a baby.
Oct. 15 2014 2:10 PMLong-Lost Father in the Next TownI’ve found my biological dad. Should I try to contact him?
Oct. 13 2014 3:04 PMGetting Out of HandPrudie advises a woman whose 14-year-old son is pleasuring himself too much and in odd places.
Oct. 8 2014 2:18 PMLeft Out by the GangOur friends all went on a trip without us. I never want to see them again.
Oct. 6 2014 2:54 PMGone MomPrudie advises a woman who wishes to leave her young daughter and husband behind.
Oct. 1 2014 1:52 PMMixed Feelings About a MixtapeMy boyfriend gave me a mixtape, but all the songs are weird or depressing.
Sept. 29 2014 3:10 PMThe Lonely TeetotalerPrudie counsels a letter writer who doesn’t drink alcohol—and is constantly harassed by others for it.
Sept. 24 2014 1:26 PMEtiquette for Loaning Your PhoneSomeone borrowed my phone to chat instead of make a call. Is that weird?
Sept. 22 2014 3:33 PMKilling With KindnessPrudie counsels a woman whose in-laws want to throw a big, exhausting get-well-from-cancer party.
Sept. 17 2014 3:24 PMOvergrown Mean GirlsThe wealthy local moms are ostracizing me—and my kids.
Sept. 15 2014 3:44 PMHome WorkPrudie advises a man who wants to be a stay-at-home dad, but his wife refuses.
Sept. 10 2014 2:01 PMBabysitting ConundrumHow do I find out if my neighbors are really willing to watch my kid?
Sept. 8 2014 9:36 AMBedtime StoriesPrudie advises a letter writer whose 13-year-old daughter reads pornographic fan fiction.
Sept. 3 2014 1:25 PMObsessed With Fiancé’s Sexual PastHow do I get over it?
Aug. 28 2014 7:00 AMDon’t Bring the PainI have fantasies of hurting my 3-year-old nephew. Why?
Aug. 26 2014 6:00 AMPrivate BiPrudie advises a woman married to a man on whether she should tell people she’s bisexual.

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