Dear Prudence video: Pathetic excuse for a party.

Help! I Was Invited to a "Painting Party." How Dumb Do I Look?

Advice on manners and morals.
Jan. 15 2014 3:07 PM

Dear Prudence: Pathetic Excuse for a Party

I'm supposed to paint our friends' new house in exchange for a lunch?

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman appalled at having been invited to a "painting party."

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