The Gist: Emily Yoffe from Dear Prudence, and Tricia Rose on protests.

Dear Prudence’s Advice for a Woman Cut Off From a Sex Life at 58

Dear Prudence’s Advice for a Woman Cut Off From a Sex Life at 58

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Dec. 12 2014 8:08 PM

Cut Off From a Sex Life Too Soon

After her husband died, she wrote to Dear Prudence saying, “I think I’m going to die if I don’t have sex soon.”

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Emily Yoffe’s (lucky!) husband has a few words for this letter writer.

Photo illustration by Slate.

Listen to Episode 155 of Slate’s The Gist:

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When your husband dies, must your sex life die too? Today on The Gist, Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column joins us for a post-Prudie impact statement with past letter writer “Cut Off From a Sex Life Too Soon.” But first, understanding the protests in Ferguson and New York City with Brown University professor Tricia Rose. For the Spiel, are we all children?

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.