Dear Prudence video: Mixed feelings about a mixtape.

Help! My Boyfriend Gave Me a Mixtape—but All the Songs Are Weird and Depressing.

Help! My Boyfriend Gave Me a Mixtape—but All the Songs Are Weird and Depressing.

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Oct. 1 2014 1:52 PM

Mixed Feelings About a Mixtape

My boyfriend gave me a mixtape, but all the songs are weird or depressing.

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A mixtape.

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In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman whose boyfriend makes her a perplexing playlist.

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