Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

Dear Prudence
March 20 2014 6:00 AMNeed to KnowMy ex didn’t reveal she was transgender—until her sister told me.
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March 17 2014 3:20 PMPoly, Pregnant, and ProudIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman grossed out by her sister’s choice to raise a family with two men.
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March 11 2014 6:00 AMBiggest LoserIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend keeps pressing her to shed pounds.
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March 6 2014 6:00 AMMoney HoneyMy friends say my boyfriend is a freeloader. How do I get them to back off?
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March 3 2014 2:56 PMThe Price of PrestigeIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on how important it is for a teen to attend an expensive Ivy League summer program.
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Feb. 25 2014 6:00 AMFecal AphrodisiacIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose boyfriend wants sex whenever she finishes with the bathroom.
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Feb. 20 2014 7:05 AMIn Vino CoitusMy wife will have sex with me only when she’s drunk.
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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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March 18 2014 6:00 AMColor Me BadIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man whose wife commissioned a gruesome portrait of him.
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March 13 2014 6:00 AMForeign AffairMy husband has fallen in love with our 16-year-old exchange student.
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March 10 2014 3:25 PMShoot the MessengerIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband texts his female co-worker all the time.
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March 4 2014 8:09 AM’Twas Months After ChristmasIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a letter writer who wants the neighbors to take down their holiday decorations.
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Feb. 27 2014 6:00 AMNight CrawlerMy daughter slept at a friend’s and woke up to a man tickling her.
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Feb. 24 2014 3:20 PMBed and Break-InIn a live chat, Prudie advises a letter writer who caught a hotel employee sniffing sheets and pillows.
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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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