Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

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June 30 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 30, 2014.
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June 24 2014 6:00 AMWhat’s Bo Derek Got That I Don’t?In a live chat, Prudie advises a woman insulted by her husband’s description of her as an “8.”
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June 23 2014 11:55 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 23, 2014.
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June 17 2014 6:00 AMInsemination From Beyond the GraveIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a woman debating whether to have a baby using her dead husband’s sperm.
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June 16 2014 12:45 PMDear Prudence Live ChatSubmit your questions.
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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.
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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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June 26 2014 6:00 AMTo Catch a ProfessorA student told me she has sex with two senior faculty members for money. What should I do?
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June 23 2014 2:28 PMLoose Lips Sink RelationshipsIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man whose wife is threatening to destroy his military career.
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June 19 2014 6:00 AMA Real Ball and ChainA woman who won’t tell her fiancé she’s $250,000 in debt—and other wedding-season quandaries.
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June 16 2014 3:04 PMUnwelcome HomeMy sister-in-law won’t adopt a developmentally disabled child. As the parent of one, I’m offended.
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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.
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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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