Dear Prudence podcast: The “Unexpected Inheritance” edition.

Help! Should I Conceal My Mother’s Abuse to Get a $10 Million Inheritance?

Help! Should I Conceal My Mother’s Abuse to Get a $10 Million Inheritance?

Advice on manners and morals.
July 4 2018 8:00 AM

Dear Prudence: The “Unexpected Inheritance” Edition

Should I conceal my mother’s abuse to get a $10 million inheritance? Help!


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Prudence is joined this week by marriage and family therapist Abigail Stone and clinical geneticist Rebecca Ganetzky. Together, they dig into questions about what to do when your ex-husband tries to rename your daughter, whether you should conceal your abuse history for a $10 million inheritance, what to consider when thinking about starting a long-distance relationship, and how to talk to your boss when you realize a future subordinate might make more money than you.

Slate Plus members will hear Prudie, Abby, and Becca discuss additional letters about how to handle baby gifts meant for your soon-to-be-ex-husband and his mistress, and whether you should consider breaking up when dog co-parenting doesn’t work out.


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