Emily Yoffe
Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. You can reach her at prudence@slate.com.

Dear Prudence
Feb. 12 2015 6:00 AMTainted ValentineSomeone told my boyfriend I was stealing from him—and he believed it.
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Feb. 10 2015 11:23 AMBoudoir HorrorPrudie counsels a woman appalled by the racy professional photos she had taken.
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Feb. 9 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Feb. 9, 2015.
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Feb. 4 2015 1:33 PMUninspiring BoyfriendI’m no longer able to write poetry now that I’m dating someone nice.
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Feb. 2 2015 2:55 PMWax OnPrudie advises a mother uncertain whether to let her 11-year-old start shaving her legs.
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Jan. 29 2015 6:00 AMVery Early RetirementI’m 26 and want to stop working. Can I ask my boyfriend to support me?
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Jan. 27 2015 9:30 AMBed TimePrudie advises a mother whose baby won’t sleep through the night, making it hard to have sex.
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Jan. 26 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 26, 2015.
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Jan. 21 2015 6:11 PMThe Right to Bear Arms?I want my boyfriend to get rid of his guns if we move in together.
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Jan. 20 2015 2:44 PMChoose LifePrudie advises a woman with two special needs sons who wants a third child—with genetic counseling.
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Jan. 15 2015 7:35 AMBaby Is a SecretI raised my children very strictly. How can I ever tell them I put a baby up for adoption as a teen?
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Jan. 13 2015 6:00 AMLove in the Time of CancerPrudie counsels a parent whose 16-year-old feels pressured to support her stricken boyfriend.
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Jan. 12 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 12, 2015.
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Jan. 7 2015 12:44 PMBeer-Fueled BlowhardMy husband starts to brag after a few drinks.
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Dec. 31 2014 11:58 AMOverly Possessive Stay-at-Home DadMy husband won’t let me spend time with our son.
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Feb. 11 2015 3:04 PMMale Pattern CrazinessIn the past decade, no one has seen my balding boyfriend without a hat except me.
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Feb. 9 2015 4:04 PMWhat Ceiling?Prudie advises a woman puzzled by reactions to the fact she hasn’t faced much sexism at work.
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Feb. 5 2015 6:00 AMSilent RightI’m dying of cancer. How do I keep my siblings from speaking at my funeral?
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Feb. 3 2015 6:00 AMThe Goodbye GirlPrudie counsels a man whose daughter has given him the cold shoulder since he remarried.
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Feb. 2 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Feb. 2, 2015.
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Jan. 28 2015 3:07 PMTongue-Tied Maid of HonorMy sister’s getting married, but I'm terrified of public speaking.
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Jan. 26 2015 3:07 PMThe Lonely GenePrudie advises an introvert who wants to help her daughter make friends at school.
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Jan. 22 2015 8:29 AMShe Had Him FirstMy husband goes on road trips with his mother.
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Jan. 21 2015 6:00 AMNo Boys AllowedPrudie counsels a woman whose fiancé won’t let her have a man in her wedding party.
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Jan. 20 2015 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 20, 2015.
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Jan. 14 2015 1:00 PMCat-astrophic ChoiceI have to choose between my boyfriend and my pets.
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Jan. 12 2015 3:26 PMThe Last Temptation of BobPrudie advises a man who doesn’t trust himself with his wife’s flirtatious sister.
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Jan. 8 2015 7:30 AMThe Old College SighMy son is floundering at school. Should I withhold his tuition?
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Jan. 5 2015 6:00 AMGoading GrannyPrudie advises a man whose now-dying mother enjoys haranguing plus-size loved ones.
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Dec. 31 2014 6:00 AMBaggage RestrictionsMy family wants to cancel our remote vacation because I’ll be 36 weeks pregnant.

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