Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

Dear Prudence
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.
Dear Prudence
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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June 17 2014 6:00 AMInsemination From Beyond the GraveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman debating whether to have a baby using her dead husband’s sperm.
Live Chats
June 16 2014 12:45 PMDear Prudence Live ChatSubmit your questions.
Slate Picks
June 11 2014 10:14 AMSome Capital EatsSlate-sters dish on their favorite restaurants in Washington, D.C.
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.
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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?
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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.
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June 19 2014 6:00 AMA Real Ball and ChainA woman who won’t tell her fiancé she’s $250,000 in debt—and other wedding-season quandaries.
Dear Prudence
June 16 2014 3:04 PMUnwelcome HomeMy sister-in-law won’t adopt a developmentally disabled child. As the parent of one, I’m offended.
Dear Prudence
June 12 2014 7:28 AMFather FibberA loving dad who lied about his military service—and other Father’s Day conundrums.
Dear Prudence
June 11 2014 6:08 AMFamily PassIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose husband slept with her half-sister.




Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?


Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

One of Putin’s Favorite Oligarchs Wants to Start an Orthodox Christian Fox News

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Dear Prudence
Oct. 21 2014 9:18 AM Oh, Boy Prudie counsels a letter writer whose sister dresses her 4-year-old son in pink tutus.
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Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
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Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:25 AM The Brilliant Fake Novels of Listen Up Philip
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 9:39 AM The International-Student Revolving Door Foreign students shouldn’t have to prove they’ll go home after graduating to get a visa.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 21 2014 7:00 AM Watch the Moon Eat the Sun: The Partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.