Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

Dear Prudence
Feb. 19 2014 6:00 AMTeacher-Student CongressIn a live chat, Prudie advises a married college instructor getting a little too close to her 19-year-old pupil.
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Feb. 13 2014 6:00 AMTo Err in ErosPrudie’s advice on a pilfered necklace, expecting a ring, and flowers for Mom—just in time for Valentine’s Day.
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Feb. 10 2014 3:18 PMEau de CreepIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose male roommate complains her perfume arouses him.
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Feb. 6 2014 6:00 AMDada Isn’tHow do I tell my 20-year-old son his dad is not his biological father?
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Feb. 3 2014 3:14 PMResponse UnkindIn a live chat, Prudie advises a letter writer getting flack for being unsympathetic about Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death.
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Jan. 28 2014 6:00 AMShe Loves Me, She Loves Me NotIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man with mild autism uncertain whether he is being flirted with.
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Jan. 23 2014 6:00 AMPoached EggsMy mom and stepdad say they can only have a baby with my help.
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Jan. 21 2014 2:58 PMSore IssueIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who finds taking her herpes suppressive pills annoying.
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Jan. 14 2014 6:00 AMMénage à TroubleIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose boyfriend pesters her about having a threesome.
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Jan. 9 2014 6:00 AMOf Human BondageJury duty ruined my fantasy of rough sex.
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Jan. 6 2014 2:57 PMBorn Under a Bad SignIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose husband wants to tell his family their baby died.
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Dec. 29 2013 11:39 PMNew Year, New YouPrudie hears back from the most memorable letter writers of 2013.
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Dec. 24 2013 6:00 AMA Wrinkle in TimeIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man whose wife lied about her age before they married.
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Dec. 20 2013 9:39 AMPrudie’s 2013 YearbookThe most scandalous, heartrending, and hilarious letters of the year.
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Dec. 17 2013 6:00 AMTouchy IssueIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who finds herself frequently holding hands with her ex-husband's new wife.
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Feb. 18 2014 3:03 PMPorcelain RevengeIn a live chat, Prudie, advises a woman who used to dip a couple's toothbrushes in the toilet.
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Feb. 11 2014 6:00 AMMrs. DoubtfireIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man whose mother-in-law wants to test his children’s DNA.
The XX Factor
Feb. 10 2014 2:15 PMDon't Teach College Women That a "Bystander" Will Rescue Them from Assault
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Feb. 4 2014 6:00 AMThe Cornered CuckoldIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man who agreed to let his wife take lovers—only now she's pregnant.
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Jan. 30 2014 6:00 AMMind the GapMy new guy has everything I want—except his front teeth.
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Jan. 27 2014 3:11 PMMarrying OutIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on a brother who abandoned his real family for his wife’s.
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Jan. 22 2014 6:00 AMBoys Will Be BoysIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose brother made his son choose a “manly” tricycle helmet.
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Jan. 16 2014 6:00 AMNet LifeI want to kill myself so my family gets the insurance.
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Jan. 13 2014 3:04 PMComplainers Never ProsperIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man worried that he and his wife are too pessimistic.
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Jan. 7 2014 6:00 AMMy Best Friend’s FuneralIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman excluded from her male friend’s memorial by his widow.
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Jan. 2 2014 6:00 AMFamily's GuyMy daughter is in love with my son’s boyfriend.
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Dec. 26 2013 6:00 AMDirect DepositMy boss poops in the office shower.
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Dec. 23 2013 3:09 PMHelp! The Man I’ve Been Secretly in Love With Just Confessed His Feelings—At My Wedding.
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Dec. 19 2013 6:00 AMHell No NoelA philandering boss, a possessive husband, and a woman who excludes her daughter from Christmas.
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Dec. 16 2013 2:38 PMHelp! I Had an Affair, Got Pregnant, and Now He’s Dead.

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