Slate’s Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe offers sage advice in a weekly video that complements her columns. The year 2011 has seen dilemmas ranging from a kleptomaniac friend to a poor soul living in halitosis hell. Below are the top 12 most-viewed advice videos of the year.
No. 12: Pelt Peeve: Prudence counsels a woman whose female co-worker’s hairy chest is the talk of the office.
No. 11: Fear of Heights: Prudence counsels a woman who's self-conscious about being tall.
No. 10: Housewarming Blues: Prudence counsels a young man who hopes to furnish his new apartment mostly with gifts.
No. 9: Giver's Remorse: Prudence counsels an artist who offered a free gift to friends and now regrets her generosity.
No. 8: Crush on My Boss: Prudence counsels a woman who has a crush on her older, married boss.
No. 7: Hard-Partying Parents: Prudence counsels a man whose sister gets drunk regularly even though she’s got a baby.
No. 6: In the Closet at Work: Prudence counsels a woman concerned about sharing her sexual orientation with her colleagues.
No. 5: Singalong Nuisance: Prudence counsels a man whose companion won't quit humming along at musicals.
No. 4: House of Hoarders: Prudence counsels a woman who lives in a house full of previous occupants' belongings.
No. 3: Two-Timing Woman: Prudence counsels a woman who has another boyfriend.
No. 2: Smothering Friend: Prudence counsels a woman with an extremely clingy friend.
No. 1: Ungroomed Nether Regions: Prudence counsels a man who's dating a girl with more body hair than he's used to.