Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

Dear Prudence
Aug. 4 2014 3:39 PMLet No Man Tear AsunderIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose husband ruins her clothes with his caresses.
Dear Prudence
July 31 2014 6:00 AMMy Mother Is a CatfishMy mom is pretending to be a 28-year-old woman on a dating site.
Dear Prudence
July 28 2014 3:13 PMBeardless BluesIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman turned off by her fiancé’s clean-shaven look.
Dear Prudence
July 25 2014 6:00 AMThe Scarlet ListThe dad of my daughter’s friend is on the sex offender registry.
Dear Prudence
July 22 2014 6:00 AMTake It Sitting DownIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who won’t let her husband stand up to pee.
Live Chats
July 21 2014 1:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor July 21, 2014.
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July 17 2014 6:00 AMDeathbed BetrayalJust before she died, my wife confessed to me why we never had children.
Dear Prudence
July 14 2014 3:54 PMToo-Adult SwimIn a live chat, Prudie advises a parent skeeved out by a man at the neighborhood pool.
Dear Prudence
July 10 2014 6:00 AMDream DeferredMy partner immigrated illegally as a child and has a fake Social Security number. How in trouble is he?
Dear Prudence
July 8 2014 8:16 AMHeck No, I Won’t GoIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who refuses to visit her husband’s home country in the Middle East.
Live Chats
July 7 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor July 7, 2014.
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July 3 2014 6:00 AMHot-Flashed and BotheredI’m a woman in my 50s, and I need sex—preferably with a younger man.
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June 30 2014 2:51 PMHell MouthIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband has such bad dental hygiene, she is considering divorce.
Dear Prudence
June 26 2014 6:00 AMTo Catch a ProfessorA student told me she has sex with two senior faculty members for money. What should I do?
Dear Prudence
June 23 2014 2:28 PMLoose Lips Sink RelationshipsIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man whose wife is threatening to destroy his military career.
Live Chats
Aug. 4 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor August 4, 2014.
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July 29 2014 6:00 AMNothing to HideIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman on whether she should be open about her abortion.
Live Chats
July 28 2014 12:01 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor July 28, 2014.
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July 24 2014 8:40 AMDebbie Reynolds and MeThe famed actress has an advice column, too. And many of the letters she’s answered sound very familiar.
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July 21 2014 3:11 PMTender Loving Trade-OffIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man whose fiancée adores him—at the expense of her kids.
Dear Prudence
July 17 2014 3:10 PMIn Defense of Dopey Teen SextersIn a chat with Slate Plus members, Emily Yoffe talks about prosecutorial overreach in a Virginia sexting case.
Dear Prudence
July 15 2014 7:55 AMKnock Knock It OffIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on a husband who won’t stop making crude jokes.
Live Chats
July 14 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor July 14, 2014
Dear Prudence
July 9 2014 11:12 AMImprudently YoursEmily Yoffe’s July 11 conversation club.
Dear Prudence
July 7 2014 3:09 PMHair-Brained IdeaIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on whether to shave one’s head in support of a friend’s battle with cancer.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 3 2014 10:21 AMDo Dads Get a Pass on Talking With Daughters About Their Periods?
Dear Prudence
July 1 2014 6:00 AMKid You NotIn a live chat, Prudie advises a child-free woman who had an abortion without telling her boyfriend.
Live Chats
June 30 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 30, 2014.
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June 24 2014 6:00 AMWhat’s Bo Derek Got That I Don’t?In a live chat, Prudie advises a woman insulted by her husband’s description of her as an “8.”
Live Chats
June 23 2014 11:55 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 23, 2014.




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Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

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And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

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So they added a little self-immolation.

Medical Examiner

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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

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  News & Politics
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Business Insider
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  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Why Men Never Remember Anything
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.