Dear Prudence video: Permission to cheat.

Help! Dear Prudie’s Advice Has Convinced Me I Can Have a One-Night Affair.

Help! Dear Prudie’s Advice Has Convinced Me I Can Have a One-Night Affair.

Advice on manners and morals.
Nov. 1 2015 6:00 AM

Permission to Cheat?

Dear Prudie, your advice has convinced me I can have a one-night affair.

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In this week's video a woman believes previous advice from Prudie's column grants her the go-ahead to have an extramarital fling. 

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