Mallory Ortberg
Mallory Ortberg Mallory Ortberg

Mallory Ortberg is co-founder of the Toast and the author of Texts From Jane Eyre

Dear Prudence
Feb. 16 2017 6:00 AMAt All CostsMy sister’s obsession with having another baby is hurting her family.
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Feb. 15 2017 7:03 AMDear Prudence: The “Oppression Olympics” EditionMy friend thinks his Irish heritage means he can’t be racist. Help!
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Feb. 14 2017 9:02 AMFarewell From AfarPrudie counsels a letter writer who doesn’t want to visit a jerk of a dying father.
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Feb. 13 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Feb. 13, 2017.
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Feb. 8 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Line in the Sand” EditionMy sister is accusing our family of homophobia, but her girlfriend is a bigot.
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Feb. 6 2017 3:16 PMBye, Bye, BootyPrudie advises a letter writer unsure how to end things with a friend with benefits.
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Feb. 6 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Feb. 6, 2017.
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Feb. 1 2017 9:59 AMDear Prudence: The “Chasing Amy” EditionI’m gay, but I slept with a woman … and I liked it!
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Jan. 30 2017 3:52 PMIt’s All Coming Out NowPrudie advises a half-Latina letter writer whose aunt chanted “build a wall” at dinner.
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Jan. 30 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 30, 2017.
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Jan. 25 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Young Guns” EditionPrudie and writer Jane Coaston on how to handle a mom who keeps playing the cancer card, and more.
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Jan. 23 2017 3:16 PMQueer Come LatelyPrudie advises a woman who suffered as the lesbian in the family, only for her sister to now say she’s bisexual.
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Jan. 23 2017 12:15 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 23, 2017.
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Jan. 18 2017 1:15 PMDear Prudence: The “Giving Tree” EditionI’m convinced my husband had an affair with his boss—can I email her?
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Jan. 17 2017 3:16 PMFed to DeathPrudie advises a letter writer who feels endangered by the boss’ snacks.
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Feb. 15 2017 12:15 PMHelp! I Hate When My Boyfriend Uses Baby Talk. How Do I Tell Him?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Feb. 14 2017 10:30 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Feb. 21, 2017
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Feb. 13 2017 4:46 PMHemp and HawPrudie advises a letter writer wondering whether to give cannabis oil to Mom without saying what it is.
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Feb. 9 2017 6:00 AMOffice MateMy co-worker sleeps with my married friends.
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Feb. 7 2017 6:00 AMDropped CeilingPrudie counsels a woman whose boss didn’t give her the raise he promised.
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Feb. 6 2017 2:42 PMHelp! My Husband Wants to Abandon Our Aggressive Dog. I Want to Put Him Down.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Feb. 2 2017 10:15 AMRisky BusinessI told my office buddy I have a crush on him (but I’m not single).
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Jan. 31 2017 8:15 AMSave Yourself!Prudie counsels a letter writer debating whether to warn people not to apply for a job at the same company.
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Jan. 30 2017 3:31 PMHelp! My Boyfriend’s Roommate Is a “Progressive” Blowhard.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 26 2017 6:00 AMStraight Trippin’I think my daughter may be gay, but I hope not.
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Jan. 24 2017 9:25 AMFull HousePrudie advises a letter writer disturbed that a friend moved her family in with another family.
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Jan. 23 2017 3:00 PMHelp! My Friend Wants Me to Throw Her a Shower—but the Doctor Says Her Baby Won’t Survive.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 19 2017 6:00 AMWhisper Sweet DiagnosesShould I tell my insensitive boyfriend I think he’s on the autism spectrum?
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Jan. 18 2017 6:00 AMTchotchkes From HeavenPrudie counsels a letter writer whose family wants to make keepsakes from Dad’s ashes.
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Jan. 17 2017 3:15 PMHelp! My Boyfriend Recently Dated a Much Younger Woman, and It Creeps Me Out.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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