Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

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June 12 2014 7:28 AMFather FibberA loving dad who lied about his military service—and other Father’s Day conundrums.
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June 11 2014 6:08 AMFamily PassIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose husband slept with her half-sister.
Live Chats
June 10 2014 12:30 PMDear Prudence Live ChatSubmit your questions.
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June 5 2014 8:00 AMOffice StalkerI wouldn’t leave alone the woman I was mentoring. Can I still fix things?
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June 2 2014 3:56 PMRunaway GuestIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on a husband who refuses to stay at other people’s homes.
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May 28 2014 8:46 AMJeepers, PeepersIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband tried to secretly film a 19-year-old staying with them.
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May 22 2014 6:00 AMLet It GoI’m a 27-year-old woman, and I’ve never had an orgasm.
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May 19 2014 3:25 PMNo One Will BelieveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who fears telling anyone her brother-in-law came on to her would tear the family apart.
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May 13 2014 6:00 AMYou Talkin’ to Me?In a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who likes to think out loud—and gets flak from her boyfriend for it.
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May 9 2014 11:29 AMMothers-in-BrawlThe worst mothers-in-law in Dear Prudence history—and why they have such a bad reputation.
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May 8 2014 6:00 AMMama, Didn’t Mean to Make You CryA capricious mother figure, an unequal bequest, and cheap body disposal—just in time for Mother’s Day.
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May 5 2014 3:02 PMSweat TheftIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on the workplace theft of used gym underthings.
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April 29 2014 6:00 AMHere Today, Pawned TomorrowIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who already sold the jewelry her mother-in-law now wants back.
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April 24 2014 6:00 AMA Is for AmenWe stopped our kid’s teacher from conducting class prayer, and now our Southern town hates us.
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April 21 2014 3:14 PMBlood Test of LoveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband won’t feel affection for their child without proof he’s the dad.
Slate Picks
June 11 2014 10:14 AMSome Capital EatsSlate-sters dish on their favorite restaurants in Washington, D.C.
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June 10 2014 3:39 PMCampus EscortIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a father whose daughter wants to work as a paid companion to cover college tuition.
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June 9 2014 9:43 AMYour Infinite Capacity to Amaze MeIn a live chat, Emily Yoffe explains what still surprises her after years of writing the Dear Prudence column.
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June 3 2014 8:42 AMPortable EroticsIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who discovered her teen daughter using a hand mixer on herself.
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May 29 2014 6:00 AMFrankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give a DamnShould I warn the women I date that I’m a sociopath?
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May 27 2014 3:13 PMMoney vs. HoneyIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on whether to choose a dream job over a dream guy.
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May 20 2014 6:00 AMMistaken EcstasyIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose daughter overheard her having sex—and thought she was being slapped.
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May 15 2014 6:00 AMLies and ConsequencesMy teacher lost her job because I said she hurt me. It wasn’t true.
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May 12 2014 3:23 PMEverybody’s a CriticIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a happily married college grad whose parents still see her as a failure.
Behind the Scenes
May 8 2014 4:40 PMDear Prudence Talks Moms, Moms-in-Law, and MoreA Slate Plus exclusive: Listen to the Dear Prudence Mommy Dearest event, recorded live in Washington, D.C.
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May 6 2014 9:00 AMSwing This WayIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a couple who can hear their neighbors’ active sex life—and wonder if they’d share it.
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May 1 2014 6:00 AMRear View HorrorI was sexually abused at 14. Years passed, and he now has a family. Is it too late to say something?
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April 28 2014 3:03 PMBurning LoveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man driven to lustful extremes by his wife’s habit of going naked when she gets “overheated.”
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April 22 2014 6:00 AMInvoluntary ServiceIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend’s parents are planning a wedding for them against their will.
Slate Plus
April 17 2014 1:51 PM“I’ve Never Told Anyone This Story the Way I’m Telling You”What happened when Dear Prudence reached out to her readers about their stories of family abuse.

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