Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

Dear Prudence
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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Dec. 10 2013 6:00 AMMork and MommyIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice about out-of-control family nicknames.
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Dec. 5 2013 6:00 AMMy Two LadsMy daughter wants to bring her husband—and her boyfriend—for the holidays.
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Dec. 2 2013 2:53 PMRough HouseIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man who feels his wife gets manhandled by her older brothers.
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Nov. 26 2013 6:00 AMHelp! My Deadbeat Ex Is Finally Coming to See the Daughter She Abandoned.
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Nov. 21 2013 6:00 AMJailhouse ShockMy husband corresponded with inmates for years behind my back—and now they're at our door.
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Nov. 18 2013 3:08 PMDress-Up DilemmaIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman whose husband forbids their toddler son from putting on her shoes.
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Nov. 12 2013 6:00 AMWon’t Stand for ItIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman annoyed at her husband’s erectile problems.
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Nov. 7 2013 6:00 AMCad CamMy husband tried to record my friend undressing—and then told us about it!
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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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Dec. 12 2013 6:00 AMGift of the MagpieMy husband abandoned us, but still returns at Christmas to sulk.
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Dec. 9 2013 3:07 PMThe Best Is Yet to ComeIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man who spent a fantastic weekend with a woman but wants to wait before having sex again.
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Dec. 3 2013 6:00 AMEligible BachelorIn a live chat, Prudie advises a 29-year-old man doubting his decision to go back and finish college.
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Nov. 27 2013 6:00 AMNot So InnocentMy 15-year-old daughter is having sex—and it’s breaking my heart.
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Nov. 25 2013 2:55 PMHelp! My Wife Hid Her Right-Wing Religious Beliefs Until After We Married.
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Nov. 19 2013 6:00 AMBugs Bunny Is SatanIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose son's friend is forbidden from watching cartoons.
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Nov. 14 2013 6:00 AMMo’ Money, Mo’ ProblemsMy husband is young, rich, and retired—and it’s driving me nuts.
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Nov. 11 2013 3:00 PMI Will Be Your Father FigureIn a live chat, Prudie advises a man who wants to stay in the life of his mistress’ son.
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Nov. 5 2013 6:00 AMA Wee ProblemIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman worried her young son's wetting himself is a sign of sexual abuse.

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