Emily Yoffe
Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. You can reach her at prudence@slate.com.

Dear Prudence
June 8 2015 3:27 PMGirl TimePrudie offers advice on parents who are forcing their son to be a girl as an experiment.
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June 4 2015 6:00 AMBig JokeMy fiancé loves to laugh at a website shaming fat people.
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June 3 2015 7:50 AMBad BoyPrudie counsels a parent whose teen son has been practicing S&M with his girlfriend.
Live Chats
June 2 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 2, 2015.
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May 28 2015 6:00 AMA Daughter’s ChoiceMy boyfriend and I have sacrificed our future together to care for our sick mothers.
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May 27 2015 7:06 AMMother LoathePrudie counsels a woman whose mother-in-law might hope to replace her.
Live Chats
May 26 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor May 26, 2015.
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May 21 2015 6:00 AMThe Inadvertent SpyI can hear everything my boss says about my co-workers.
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May 19 2015 8:52 AMHere Come the BridesPrudie advises a woman whose future mother-in-law also wants to wear her wedding dress at the wedding.
Live Chats
May 18 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live Chat For May 18, 2015.
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May 14 2015 6:00 AMThe Marriage Has Two FacesMy wife flirts with my brothers and trashes my sisters-in-law.
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May 12 2015 8:00 AMBetter Left UnsaidPrudie counsels a letter writer who kept a brother’s suicide note secret from their parents.
Live Chats
May 11 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor May 11, 2015.
Slate Archives
May 6 2015 5:29 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
Dear Prudence
May 6 2015 6:00 AMMy Mommy Lies Over the OceanPrudie advises a recent mother whose work travel would mean leaving her baby for three months.
Live Chats
June 8 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 8, 2015.
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June 3 2015 6:21 PMMissing Family JewelI lost my boyfriend’s heirloom engagement ring.
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June 2 2015 3:01 PMNom de FumePrudie advises a letter writer whose husband is constantly outraged by the misspelling of their last name.
Doublex
June 1 2015 11:07 AMHow The Hunting Ground Blurs the TruthThe documentary is shaping the public debate around campus rape. But a closer look at one of its central cases suggests the filmmakers put advocacy ahead of accuracy.
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May 27 2015 2:55 PMGroom With Cold FeetMy fiancé wants to put a hold on our wedding planning, but I thought we’re happy.
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May 26 2015 3:34 PMStar TreatmentPrudie offers advice on car salesmen pleading for “5-star” reviews.
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May 21 2015 11:37 AMThe Time Prudie Got Faked OutShe gets 400 letters a week—and reads them all on her own.
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May 20 2015 2:41 PMOffice Toilet Paper DramaMy co-workers blow through bathroom materials and even leave the water running.
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May 18 2015 3:47 PMSad Birthday to YouPrudie counsels a letter writer whose girlfriend wants to disinvite a grieving party guest.
Slate Plus
May 15 2015 1:48 PMShould I Reconcile With My Terrible Father?Dear Prudence calls in on The Gist to counsel a letter writer. 
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May 13 2015 3:36 PMRomantic Triangle at WorkThe woman my boyfriend left me for has applied for a job in my department.
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May 11 2015 4:15 PMHousehold NamePrudie advises a woman whose mother wants to take her married last name.
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May 7 2015 8:40 AMWho’s Your Mother?My mom thinks she can do a better job with my baby than I can.
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May 6 2015 4:00 PMCheating MotherMy mom cheats on my stepdad ... at Words With Friends.
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May 5 2015 2:53 PMFrom Bat to WorsePrudie counsels a college student whose bad year has included being bitten by a bat and charged with solicitation.

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Sept. 2 2015 3:05 PM “Nobody Called CPS on Louis C.K.” Writing about giving your baby the finger makes people on the Internet go a little crazy.