Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

Dear Prudence
April 17 2014 6:00 AMFleece UWe can’t afford our son’s private college tuition. Should we go into debt?
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April 15 2014 6:00 AMMan UpIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who thinks the bedroom is the one place her husband should take charge.
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April 10 2014 6:00 AMNaked FearMy fiancée has never seen me in the buff. What will she think?
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April 7 2014 2:59 PMWeak WillIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on a wealthy, negligent father’s skimpy bequest.
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April 1 2014 6:00 AMTwin SwapIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man whose girlfriend first slept with his brother—but doesn’t know.
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March 27 2014 6:00 AMWon’t You Be My LoverMy neighbor is the first decent man I’ve known. But what if he doesn’t want me?
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March 24 2014 2:35 PMFree Not to Be Child-FreeIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman who thinks she might want a baby after all, despite her husband.
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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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April 14 2014 2:58 PMThe Un-GiverIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose boyfriend gave her a tooth for their anniversary.
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April 8 2014 6:00 AMHis Kids, Her BurdenIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man whose second wife doesn’t love his children.
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April 3 2014 6:00 AMFamily SpiesMy mother-in-law found out my baby’s sex against my wishes—and then told everyone.
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March 31 2014 3:12 PMThe Ideal HusbandIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman debating whether to end her engagement after meeting another man.
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March 25 2014 6:00 AMDie, Philandering LouseIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman who hopes her cheating ex suffers a painful death.
Science
March 24 2014 1:06 PMThe Obsession Over Missing Flight MH370Why our brains just cannot let this mystery go.
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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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