Help! My Father Never Tried to Meet Me. Should I Bother Reaching Out to Him?

Advice on manners and morals.
May 2 2013 11:15 AM

Dear Prudence: Return of the Deadbeat Dad

My mother said my father died in a plane crash when I was a baby. She lied.

In this week's video, Prudie advises a man who thought his father was dead—before finding him on Facebook.

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